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Holly jolly time in Alton

Santa surprised guests yet again in the 32nd annual Alton Christmas parade Sunday afternoon bringing up the rear in an old-fashioned tobacco sled.

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: The donkey’s dilemma

It was a long, hard journey to Bethlehem.  Unless you are a tiny Jerusalem donkey, and you have carried a very pregnant woman over 80 miles along the Sea of Galilee, then up the mountain to Bethlehem, you have no idea what I’m talking about.

Museum open house back on track Sunday with train theme

Christmas tradition with a train emphasis is the theme of the South Boston/Halifax County Museum’s holiday display this year.  

Picture of the past: Christmas play

This picture of the past submitted by Tee Ferrell of Alton is of Halifax Elementary School’s Christmas Play in 1963, and most of the students were in the second grade.

Habitat honors volunteers

Habitat for Humanity met at Italian Delight Friday for the group’s second annual Sandy Mosby Volunteer of the Year and Recognition Ceremony. 

Healing hands: South Boston student finds her true calling

Southside Virginia Community College’s massage therapy program graduate Jamesse Hart has chosen a career path that allows her to heal with her hands instead of medicine.

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: This angel’s angle

God has certainly sent his angels on many missions.  There was that terrible visit to Sodom and Gomorrah where nothing good happened.  People still don’t get that visit, try to explain it away.  Lot, sin, salt, all that.

Holiday tradition with locomotive emphasis rides to museum

Christmas tradition with a train emphasis is the theme of the South Boston/Halifax County Museum’s holiday display this year.  

Halifax Regional Health System 2014 Healthy Recipe Calendar available

Anyone in need of new and delicious healthy recipes to enjoy throughout 2014? Look no further — Halifax Regional Health System’s Wellness Committee has created a 2014 Healthy Recipe Calendar filled with recipes submitted by HRHS employees.

Poinsettia sale starts Wednesday

The Halifax County High School FFA annual Poinsettia Sale will begin Wednesday.