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Liberty VFD takes four kids shopping

Four children from northern Halifax County were treated to an evening of shopping followed by a McDonalds meal of choice Monday, thanks to the kindness of Liberty Volunteer Fire Department members.

Stores boom in after Christmas shopping

With Christmas just a memory now, most presents have been exchanged, but that doesn’t mean the shopping has stopped. 

Banister River Garden Club donates toys

Tis the season for giving, and Banister River Garden Club was very much in the spirit recently as they presented a donation of toys to Halifax Regional Hospital. A small group of garden club representatives presented East 3 Nurse Manager Keisha Jackson and Coordinator of Volunteer Services Emilee Miller with numerous gifts designated for HRH’s youngest patients this holiday season. The donation will be used to bring smiles to pediatric patients who find themselves in the hospital during the coming weeks. Participating in the donation are (from left) Elizabeth Overton, Emilee Miller, Christine Acheson, Pam Clark, Vilma Pambid, Betty Yates, Bunleng Thanaporn, Donna Mistal and Keisha Jackson.

 

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Christmas day

Christmas day is a day like no other.  America has developed traditions which, sometimes make sense, sometimes are off the wall, but traditions nonetheless.

Potential C-CARE operators line up for job

Halifax County Industrial Development Authority Executive Director Matt Leonard told authority board members he was pleased with the “significant response” to the recent request for proposal to attract a National Center for Coatings Application Research and Education (C-CARE) operator.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Ray & Audrie Dec. 27.

Mentor Role Model hosts workshop

The Mentor Role Model Program hosted a “Kickin My Bad Attitude to the Curb” workshop for middle school girls on Thursday.  

Winter village fills Republican Grove home

Starting 10 years ago, Billy and Dorita Smith have been filling their home with Christmas trinkets to create what they call a winter village.

‘Patsy has served the IDA and the community long and well’

Patsy Vaughan worked her last day at Halifax County Industrial Development Authority on Friday, Dec. 13. She is retiring from that position after 30 years of service.

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Christmas Hymn Meditation

So many musicians and poets have written about Christmas I want to say to them, Were You There On That Christmas Night?  Their words prove that they must have been in some sense.  The group of words that follows is an actual Christmas hymn.  Let them unlock the secrets of Christmas for you.