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Benefit planned for Halifax County cancer victim

An all too common story we hear in these times is that another member of the community has been stricken with cancer.

Traveling farmer ventures to Jordan

My route to the Middle East took me from the farm to Amman via Chicago.  

Car wash to raise money for dog with tumor

For the past 10 years, Oak Level resident Renie Burch has been rescuing dogs. It all started when she took her bird dog, Bandit Hooligan, to the vet, and she ran away. 

Halifax church group travels to Uruguay

Ever since she was a little girl, Jennifer Ellington of Scottsburg has always wanted to do mission work. This past April she got her chance.

Halifax student spends a semester in Scotland

Climbing the 3,553-foot tall mountain Schiehallion while dressed as Sherlock Holmes was not part of the plan when William & Mary junior and South Boston native Graham Bryant studied abroad in Scotland as an exchange student at the University of St. Andrews, but it proved to be just one of many adventures he had along the way. 

Annual Summer Reading Program to kick off Saturday at SoBo library

The Halifax County South Boston Public Library System will be kicking off its annual Summer Reading program Saturday at the South Boston Public Library at 9:30 a.m. 

$10,000 Cash Raffle set Friday at Prizery

Destination Downtown South Boston is having a $10,000 Cash Raffle this Friday at The Prizery. Tickets are $100 per chance and only a handful of the 250 chances to win remain. One ticket gets two people in.

’Lope Fest tickets go on sale Friday

The region’s most famous summer experience is back in town on July 27.  

VIDEO: Program teaches children about wildlife, natural resources

“This is the best day ever!” were the sentiments of South Boston Elementary School second graders who attended this year’s JAKES event on Tuesday at Edmunds Park. 

Halifax JROTC scores final victory of season

While most other high school students remained at home resting and preparing for prom, a small group of JROTC cadets were on the move toward Yadkin, N.C. for the annual — and very last — Forbush Drill Meet  recently.