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Museum a resource to research heritage

Discovering one’s roots has become a popular activity recently, encouraged by at least two TV programs, which trace celebrities’ family trees.

Woodview resident celebrates 100th birthday

Never thinking she’d see the day she would retire, Katherine McCargo is celebrating her 100th birthday today.

One-day 4-H camp offered after storm cancels traditional event

On July 1, many youth received a sad call from the Halifax County 4-H office.

Local George Mason student visits Australia to study sports

After a 15-hour flight and plenty of anticipation, Katie Stevens stepped off the airplane ready to immerse herself in the culture of Australia.

South Boston Alzheimer’s Support Walk set Sept. 13

Pull out those walking shoes and prepare to get some exercise for a good cause. 

Halifax County superintendent pays visit to Digispired students

Halifax County Superintendent Dr. Merle Herndon visited the Digispired students during their two week Summer Academy on Wednesday, July 25, at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center.

VIDEO: Winds, rain can’t dampen spirit of Cantaloupe Festival

Strong winds and heavy rains pelted Halifax County Fairgrounds shortly before show time Friday afternoon, but it would take more than Mother Nature to deter the crowd of determined festival-goers who were ready to enjoy the 32nd annual Virginia Cantaloupe Festival.

Halifax County native finds success in music industry

At an early age, Halifax County native Stacey Lamont Sydnor found his love for music, and that love has led him toward success in the music industry.

Music event coming to Halifax Public Library

The Halifax Public Library System will host Rhythms ‘Round the World, a musical event for kids, on Monday at 6 p.m. 

Dan River Basin Association to paddle on upper Dan

The Dan River Basin Association will paddle on the upper Dan River in Kibler Valley near the Blue Ridge Parkway for its Aug. 4 First Saturday Outing. Meeting at 10 a.m. at 3127 Kibler Valley Road, participants will put in and take out on private property with the owners' permission.