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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.

Toys collected for Halifax County children

A collaborative effort between WHLF and Farm Credit yielded these toys collected in conjunction with the Toys for Tots campaign 2012. 

Firefighters make Christmas wish come true for two area youngsters

It will be a Christmas long remembered for two Sydnor Jennings Elementary students.

12-12-12: A once in a lifetime day for love

Some speculated it was the ending of the world, while others knew it was just the beginning.

Wreaths remember warriors

Approximately 100 people attended a wreath laying ceremony Saturday at Virgilina Cemetery led by Payne Atkins Nunn, a sophomore at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham.

River group plans Jan. 5 outing to Tanyard Creek in Ruffin, N.C.

The Dan River Basin Association’s First Saturday Outing on Jan. 5 will be a two-mile hike on a farm in Ruffin, N.C., to explore Tanyard Creek. Meeting at 10 a.m. at Happy Home School, participants in the outing will carpool to the site.

Baptists travel to Haiti on missionary trip

It was one overseas trip seven county residents will never forget.

What’s the key to 70 years of marriage? Just ask this couple.

After seven decades of marriage, family and most importantly, love, the Morrises wouldn’t change a thing.

Trio headed to regional poetry competition

Halifax County High School held its annual Poetry Out Loud contest Thursday afternoon in the school library.

Scout spearheads solemn wreath laying project

Pride, gratitude and enthusiasm are all feelings that 15-year-old Payne Atkins Nunn hopes the Virgilina community will feel after attending a wreath laying ceremony at Virgilina Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 15.