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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.

Volunteers ready to kick off Fall Stewardship Virginia Campaign

Stewardship Virginia, a statewide campaign to encourage and recognize voluntary activities with a tangible impact on Virginia’s natural resources, continues its 10th year with events across the state, with two activities scheduled for Halifax County.

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.