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Nearing 100, South Boston woman still full of energy

A hundred years of memories, some good, some bad, but “life has been amazing.”

Halifax Regional Health System awards scholarships

Halifax Regional Health System has announced that 52 individuals have been awarded scholarships through Project PRIME (Public Rally for Individual Medical Education), the organization’s scholarship endowment fund. Recipients were all smiles as each individual was recognized and congratulated during the Project PRIME awards dinner in July.

Halifax student travels to Argentina where cows live large

Cows grazing in a pasture in Halifax County will never look the same to rising Chatham Hall junior Walker Abbott of Halifax.

12-year-old Clover girl fights human trafficking

Most 12-year-olds have never given a second thought to slavery as it still exists in the world today.

Couple adopts one dog, ends up with 14

David Martin and Tracy Quackenbush Martin call themselves animal lovers, but the Crystal Hill couple went beyond the call of duty recently becoming “grandparents” to 13 puppies, courtesy of a “dumpster dog” they named Penny. 

Couple adopts one dog, ends up with 14

David Martin and Tracy Quackenbush Martin call themselves animal lovers, but the Crystal Hill couple went beyond the call of duty recently becoming “grandparents” to 13 puppies, courtesy of a “dumpster dog” they named Penny. 

South Boston resident completes Patagonia expedition

Matthew “Matt” Morris, 21, of South Boston, recently completed an 80-day expedition traveling in Patagonia with the National Outdoor Leadership School based in Lander, Wyo. 

Wilson Memorial Ruritan Club holds Car-Bike-Truck Show

Wilson Memorial Ruritan Club held its annual Car-Bike-Truck Show fundraiser Saturday at the club house in Vernon Hill.

Halifax historical society plans auction of antiques

The Halifax County Historical Society is planning an “Heirlooms and Antiques Auction” on Saturday, Nov. 3.

Ramp a ‘miracle’ for woman with MS

Yvonne Ferrell believes in miracles. Last month she experienced what she believes is her own miracle when Good Samaritans in the community made her life much easier.