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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. 

PHOTOS: Halifax Children's Christmas Parade

The Town of Halifax held its fourth annual Halifax Children's Christmas Parade on Friday.

Tree of Love makes unique holiday gift

Are you looking for a unique gift this holiday season? Something more than a trinket or bauble that will soon be broken, lost or forgotten?  Many families and individuals are choosing to forgo the usual gift giving and are looking for other ways to honor or remember loved ones. Halifax Regional Hospital’s Tree of Love is one such opportunity.  

Two historical grave monuments restored at final resting spot

On a recent cold November morning, members of the John M. Jordan Camp 58, Sons of Confederate Veterans Historical Honor Society joined forces with several concerned citizens of the Rodgers Chapel community to restore two historically significant government issued grave markers. 

Ladybugs: An adorable infestation?

No, it’s not a boatload of teddy bears or squealing kittens. Instead, it’s thousands of ladybugs, swarming in your kitchen, on your bedroom walls and in your bathroom. When they die, they give off an offensive odor and can stain white walls yellow as they expire.  

Student returns to teach design classes

Spring 2009, Stephen Woltz was a senior at Halifax County High School when he decided to take a new dual enrollment class being offered at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center. He had no idea the graphic arts class, taught by Halifax County newcomer Ben Capozzi, would change his life.

Tennis star serves up Southside inspiration

Tennis star Venus Williams was the 2012-13 Polly Wheeler ‘44 Leader in Residence speaker at Chatham Hall on Tuesday night.  

Lions honor Addison Marable again

Lion Addison Marable was honored again last week with a prestigious Melvin Jones Fellowship by the South Boston  Lions  Club.  Lion Marable is the senior member of the  South Boston Lions Club.  He was given a 50-year pin earlier this year.

Holiday Living Show attracts crowd

The annual Holiday Living Show brought almost 2,000 shoppers and browsers to Halifax County High School Saturday and Sunday, with almost $10,000 raised for scholarships for area students, according to the Gail Epps of the Business Women’s Association of Halifax County.