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Perfect attendance recognized

Halifax County Middle School recognized more than 500 perfect attendees for September during each lunch block.  It was a great opportunity to re-emphasize how good attendance helps students succeed in school and bolster their self-esteem.  

‘Too Much Bling’ comes to Holiday Living Show

Is there such a thing as “Too Much Bling”? Judy Scott says no. 

Liberty Volunteer Fire Department going door to door to raise funds

It is that time of year again when members of the Liberty Volunteer Fire Department will be going door to door to raise money. 

Town of Halifax businesses open doors to trick-or-treaters

The Halifax Village Association and the Town of Halifax will once again host “Halloween Trick-Or-Treat” in the town on Thursday, Oct. 31.  The action will begin at 5:30 p.m. and conclude at 7:30 p.m.  

South Boston Elementary teachers awarded $50 cards

A total of 20 teachers at South Boston Elementary School were awarded Tuesday with $50 reward cards to purchase classroom supplies to help students start the school year off right as part of their Teacher Rewards program, according to Sam’s Club Membership Manager Steve Chafatelli. 

Something new comes to Holiday Living Show

New this year to the Holiday Living Show will be “Picture It By Brenda.” 

October Halifest returns complete with a plethora of activities

The great pumpkins have arrived in the Town of Halifax just in time for the second annual October Halifest to be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., rain or shine, at the Town of Halifax Farmers Market.  

After death of son, a journey of grieving through a mother’s eyes

It’s been 11 years since the tragic death of her son, Joseph Ramsey, in a single-vehicle wreck, and now South Boston resident Shelley Ramsey is exposing the painful process of grieving in her new book entitled “Grief: A Mama’s Unwanted Journey.” 

YMCA to hold open house

The YMCA South Boston/Halifax County is hosting an Open House for individuals and families to learn more about the YMCA Tuesday from noon to 7 p.m.

Glenwood UMC celebrates 100th year Sunday

By Ashley Hodge

Staff Writer 

Sunday will be a big day for Glenwood United Methodist Church, when its congregation celebrates the church’s 100th anniversary.