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Month dedicated to raising awareness of organ donations

April is National Donate Life Month, and people all over the United States are spreading the word about the importance of being an organ donor. 

April marks Spring Clean Up Month

“Here it is again – spring is upon us, and it’s time to clean up our homes and communities!  Virginia proclaims April as ‘Spring Clean Up Month,’ and Halifax County wants to do their part,” said Jennifer Hochstein of the Halifax County Improvement Council.  

Model ‘A’ Ford Club featured at Halifax festival

Participating in the annual Heritage & Antique Machinery Festival this year will be the newly formed Virginia-Carolina Model “A” Ford Club which is affiliated with the national Model “A” Restorer’s Club (MARC) headquartered in Michigan. 

Churches to participate in Palm Sunday processional

This Sunday at 10 a.m. churches of the South Boston area will gather for the annual Palm Sunday processional.  

Staunton River Battlefield State Park hosts Easter egg hunt Saturday

Trees are budding, birds are chirping, flowers are blossoming, and the grass is growing greener:  Spring is “hopping” in and Easter is right around the corner.  

Soldier’s Chorus spreads spirit, sound of America

The Soldiers’ Chorus is the vocal complement of The United States Army Field Band of Washington, D.C.

Cheese maker to speak at goat association meeting


Dave Artigues, owner of Elodie Farms in Rougemont, North Carolina and well-known maker of farmstead goat cheeses, will be the guest speaker Thursday at the Southern Virginia Meat Goat Association (SVMGA) meeting. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the Halifax County Agricultural Center, Farm Way Lane, Route 360.

Halifax resident brings Native American music to life

Lynchburg General Hospital emergency room nurse Robin Clark-Guthrie is living out her childhood dream.

YMCA kicks off annual campaign

It is that time of the year for the YMCA to campaign for those in need of wellness services, said YMCA CEO Marcus Hargrave. 

Heritage Festival not just for guys

If you think the Halifax County Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival is just for guys because it features so many attractions that appeal to men, you are partly right.