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Special week a salute to lab professionals

This week hospitals and health care facilities throughout the country are celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, and Halifax Regional Hospital is no exception. The annual event recognizes lab professionals and pathologists who play a vital role in the health care of the community.

Tractors roll in prelude to fest

Organizers of the 10th Annual Halifax County Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival have set the date for their yearly Tractor Parade.

Delta Kappa Gamma members help with Kids Kollege

Parsons-Bruce Art Association is welcoming members of Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG), a professional honorary society of women educators, as partners in implementing Kids Kollege this summer.

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Children’s prayers

Children can teach us more about faith than any other people.  Simplicity.  Trust.  Wonder.  Love.  They are all there.

Student artists’ works on display at hospital

Soon to be exhibited at Halifax Regional Hospital are the works of a very talented group of Halifax County High School art and woodworking students. The community is invited to celebrate them and their works at a reception on Thursday at 7 p.m. in Leggett Auditorium.

911 dispatchers: Voices on other end of line

Ask any law enforcement officer, firefighter or emergency responder what their most important tool is, and the quick answer they’ll give is the dispatcher on the other end of the radio.

High school horticulture plant sale starts Tuesday

Halifax County High School horticulture department’s spring cool season plant sale starts Tuesday. Customers are welcome during school hours from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Exotic New Zealand trip no ordinary vacation

Amy Powell does not consider herself a world traveler, but the South Boston resident and her husband, Jerry, found themselves halfway around the world recently after embarking on a 23-day tour of New Zealand.

School celebrates storytellers

Stories came to life Thursday at Cluster Springs Elementary when the school held its second annual daylong storytelling festival featuring six storytellers.

Wheels and deals

When someone came to town in a fancy car, or was in charge of something really important, we used to call them a big wheel.  Today that term has shortened (in some circles) to wheel.