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Glenwood UMC celebrates 100th year Sunday

By Ashley Hodge

Staff Writer 

Sunday will be a big day for Glenwood United Methodist Church, when its congregation celebrates the church’s 100th anniversary.

Fair rekindles memories of accident

Pair grateful to be alive when fair rolls into town


The leaves of fall signal a time of transition, a movement from one season to another.  Each one is a reminder of what is important in life.  If we take the time to appreciate each one as it falls, we will find deeper insights, discover the true beauty of life, and be regenerated for the future.

Chance conversation leads to reunion of Korean War vets

A chance conversation between spouses led to a reunion recently between Korean Conflict and U.S. Air Force veterans Abner Lee Wilkerson and Roy Jacobs.

To serve, protect and care

No your eyes are not playing tricks on you. The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office does have a cruiser with pink and lavender graphics, but it is all for a great cause.

Big crowd celebrates in downtown South Boston

Pleasant, cool weather provided the perfect backdrop for the 22nd Annual Harvest Festival in downtown South Boston on Saturday.

In The Carpenter’s Workshop: My fortress

A fortress is a place that is protected from attack.  They are usually built on high places, mountains or hills, which aid in repelling attackers.

Cruise-in spotlights local antique vehicles

Viny Sarnataro, president of Italian Delight Family Restaurant located in Halifax Square in Centerville, hosted and sponsored a Tinkers Car Club cruise-in on Saturday, Sept. 14, at his restaurant. 

Stars — and star watchers — will come out to party at Staunton River next week

The Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society (CHAOS) returns to host the fifth Staunton River Star Party Oct. 1-6, with a public viewing night scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5. Staunton River State Park is located in one of the darkest spots along the Eastern seaboard, offering an ideal location for viewing the night sky.

Annual fall festival fundraiser nets nearly $24,000 for Clover VFD

Clover Volunteer Fire Department held its 24th annual fall festival Saturday raising almost $24,000 during the all day event.