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Halifax Poetry Out Loud winners advance to state

This week, all three of Halifax County High School’s Poetry Out Loud winners advanced to the state competition to be held in Richmond next month.  

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Driving?

Quick question.  Who’s driving? Who is driving the life you lead right now?  We think we can do a fair job of moving from place to place in life, but God is the master driver, after all.

Mailbag hangs up after 33 years

After 33 years of providing postal service to residents of Halifax County, Buck Fisher of Nathalie has decided it’s time to retire.

Story helps teacher get up close view of history

Last week, America made history again after swearing in the 44th president of the United States President Barack Husain Obama for his second term in office, a moment local high school math teacher Sandra Garner Coleman knew she had to participate in.

Hospice seeking to build volunteer ranks

“Being a Hospice volunteer offers a unique opportunity to build very special relationships,” said Misty Epps, social worker and volunteer coordinator for Halifax Regional Hospice and Palliative Care, “not only with patients, but with their families as well.”

‘Super Tooth to the Rescue’ coming to Halifax Regional

What happens if a person doesn’t take care of their teeth? Lots — and none of it is good. 

‘Winter Wildlife’ comes to Halifax Regional’s lobby

Looking for a break in the January routine? If so, join Halifax Regional’s Healing Arts Team for its “Third Thursday in the Lobby” on Thursday, Jan. 17, between 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. And be sure to bring the kids and grandkids for a “Winter Wildlife Activity.” 

Halifax County Jr. Livestock Show holds goat, lamb workshop

The Halifax County Junior Livestock Show has been scheduled for Monday, April 22.  The group met in October to kick off the season and start a new show year. This year, roughly 42 animals will be shown, including cattle, goats and lambs.  

First newborn of new year in Halifax County

Nala Parker, daughter of Amber Brooks and Diondre Parker, was the first baby born at Halifax Regional Hospital in 2013.

WWII veteran presented commending resolution

Delegate James Edmunds recently presented a commending resolution to W. R. Snead of South Boston for his service to the country during World War II.