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CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Bud Cole April 18.

Anniversary celebration around the corner

Wanna help celebrate a fun-filled anniversary?  Come on out and celebrate the milestone 25th anniversary of the annual Historic Noland Village Country Fair Day on Saturday, May 10, simply known as Noland Day.  

Garrett tapped Business Associate of the Year

Surrounded by his employees, Ryan Garrett, financial advisor at Edward Jones Company, was presented with the 2014 Business Associate of the Year by Virginia Cumbey, chairman of this Business Women of Halifax County sponsored event.  

County jobless rate shows improvement in February

The jobless rate in Halifax County dropped by  four-tenths of a point in February as more residents were able to find jobs. The county’s unemployment rate continues to remain below double digits. 

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Nothing

There is an old riddle that goes like this:  “What is more powerful than God, more evil than the Devil; the poor have it, the rich lack it, and if you eat it, you die?”  The answer, of course, is nothing. 

Prizery raising funds for 2014 Summer Theater

With summer just around the corner, The Prizery is once again gearing up for its annual Summer Theater featuring the timeless classic “Les Miserables.”

‘Beehive’ Band shares love for entertaining in Little Theatre production

As Halifax County Little Theatre prepares for the April 25 opening of “Beehive:” The 60’s Rock Musical,” director Vicky Thomasson can be heard repeatedly saying, “I can’t believe the talent we have here in Halifax County.”  

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Dane Ferguson April 11.

Unique fundraiser benefits Cluster Springs Volunteer Fire Department

What do turkeys, zombies and firefighters have in common? Well normally the answer would be, “not much, if anything.” 

More funds flowing to former Daystrom facility

The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority has been awarded a $427,500 grant by the United States Community Advancement and Improvement Program (USCAIP) for use on Phase III of the IDA’s Southern Virginia Advanced Manufacturing Center on Greens Folly Road.