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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.”

South Boston native has hand in viral video poking fun of Facebook

Have you ever been annoyed by Facebook friends’ seemingly unending barrage of posts in which they brag about everything from their gourmet dinners with the sunset views to how much they love their spouses and pets?  

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Perspective

Jesus has a way of getting people to look beyond the situation to see a greater perspective.  His birth in Bethlehem makes the entire Roman Empire take notice.  And his words and actions always challenge people to think higher and wider.

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative encourages students to set high goals

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative emphasizes the importance of reading, math and science classes, and all other school subjects by participating in a number of educational programs that reach all age groups.