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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.  

Halifax Regional recognizes National Donate Life Month

On average, 150 people are added to the nation’s organ transplant waiting list each day – that’s one every 10 minutes. The response to that need is organ donation, and more than 28,000 patients begin new lives each year thanks to organ transplants.

Saturday event at Applebee’s raises money for production

Halifax County Little Theatre will sponsor a pancake breakfast at Applebee’s this Saturday from 8 to 10 a.m.  The proceeds from the breakfast will help with expenses for their upcoming musical, “BEEHIVE:  The 60’s Rock Musical,” which opens April 25.

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Mediocrity

“There are certain things in which mediocrity is intolerable: poetry, music, painting, public eloquence.  What torture it is to hear a frigid speech being pompously declaimed or second-rate verse spoken with all a bad poet’s bombast!” ~ Jean de la Bruyere

Multi-instrumentalist to perform Friday at Prizery

Multi-instrumentalist Todd Green will perform at The Prizery Friday at 7:30 p.m.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Ray & Audrie April 4.

Reid Roller benefit tops $40,000

“A resounding success.  There is no other way to describe it.”

Chamber unveils new look, brand

Halifax County Chamber of Commerce leaders unveiled the chamber’s new logo and branding at the 59th annual meeting and awards banquet on March 25. 

Farmers, artisans, crafters converge in Halifax for indoor show Saturday

The Town of Halifax Farmers Market will Swing Into Spring with its first annual indoor Spring Bazaar on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Radio host touts community, commitment, compassion

Community, commitment and compassion were topics radio host of the “Jack Gravely Show” shared with those attending the 33rd annual program and report of the Halifax County Community Federal Credit Union held at the Washington-Coleman Community Center Friday evening.