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Singer featured at Saturday’s Octoberfest

Kirsten Wellons is one of the local talents who will perform at Molliver Vineyard Saturday, Oct. 20, from 1-7 p.m. for the Halifax County Humane Society’s Octoberfest fundraising event.

‘Antiques and Heirlooms Auction’ set Nov. 3

The Halifax County Historical Society is having its “Antiques and Heirlooms Auction” on Saturday, Nov. 3, beginning at 5 p.m.

Historian to speak on Jefferson Classicism and how it influenced county courthouse

Did one of Thomas Jefferson’s workmen, Dabney Cosby Sr., incorporate Jefferson’s architectural ideals when he built the Halifax County Courthouse? 

Siblings compete in National Rifle Association Civilian Marksman Program


Most parents’ cringe at the thought of their children holding a firearm. Robert and Elizabeth Hudson embrace it.

Fly-in attracts 200

Approximately 200 people watched remote control planes fly this weekend during a fly-in sponsored by the Fighter Flight Against Cancer for all AMA members at William Tuck Airport in South Boston.

South Boston Downtown Harvest Festival coming Saturday

South Boston’s Annual Downtown Harvest Festival is this Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Halifax County 4-H Community Club revived

New life is being breathed into the Lucky Leaf 4-H Community Club these days.

Fighter Flight Against Cancer fly-in this weekend

An organization formed to honor and remember those fighting cancer, Fighter Flight Against Cancer, will hold a fly-in all day Friday and Sunday and Saturday after 4 p.m. for all AMA members at the William Tuck Airport in South Boston.

Historical Society ornament features Ziggy’s Restaurant


The Halifax County Historical Society announces its 2012 ornament – Ziggy’s Restaurant.

Visiting the ground zero for Port wine

Recently a work project took me to Viana do Castelo in the North Region of Portugal.