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Apples and rattlesnakes

It’s time to pick apples, grapes and figs. The trees and vines have taken in the heat, the rain, and the sunshine of summer, and they are bearing fruit.

Saturday blood drive to assist flood victims

 

The American Red Cross is seeking blood donations to assist with blood needs in Colorado due to the devastating flash flooding that has occurred.

Fall Festival supports fire department

Clover Volunteer Fire Department will hold its 24th annual fall festival Saturday kicking off with a parade through downtown Clover at 11 a.m.

Ninth annual Walk for Home brings in more than $80,000

More than 500 people supported the Halifax County Cancer Association’s efforts to help those battling cancer in the community by coming out to the fairgrounds Saturday for the four-hour celebration. 

Walk for Hope comes to fairgrounds Saturday

Halifax County Cancer Association will hold its ninth annual Walk for Hope on Saturday at the Halifax County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Halifax County native promotes aerospace opportunities

When the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launches its Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) tonight at 11:27 from the Mid-Atlantic spaceport at Wallops Flight Facility, Halifax County native Raymond Witcher will be watching with much interest.

North Halifax prepares for annual Marathon

North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual marathon on Saturday at its station on Leda-Grove Road in Nathalie.

Halifax County legion members participate in cross-country trek

“A trip worthwhile,” is how Post 8 American Legion member Kenny Irby describes his recent cross-country motorcycle venture as a participant in the eighth annual American Legion Legacy Ride.

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Kitten evangelism

This fall we join with many other churches in prompting our folks to reach out to others in the name of Jesus Christ.  We are in the process of inviting people inside and outside the church, and doing all we can to move them out of their comfort zone so that Jesus’ call to reach out becomes an actuality.

Everlasting impression: Patient, nurse reunited

It was a “date” two years in the making. Two years may have passed, but her memory hadn’t failed her. Bernice Newcomb, 80, constantly spoke of her “bald- headed man.”