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Halifax Regional Health System 2014 Healthy Recipe Calendar available

Anyone in need of new and delicious healthy recipes to enjoy throughout 2014? Look no further — Halifax Regional Health System’s Wellness Committee has created a 2014 Healthy Recipe Calendar filled with recipes submitted by HRHS employees.

Local businesses see increase in Black Friday sales

Despite the fact that stores opened earlier on Thanksgiving and remained open through Black Friday, this year did not prove to be as successful nationally as it has been in previous years. 

SVHEC awarded $250,000 Federal Action Contingency Trust fund grants

Southern Virginia Higher Education Center with private partner Virginia Manufacturers Association has been awarded a $250,000 Federal Action Contingency Trust fund grant. 

Poinsettia sale starts Wednesday

The Halifax County High School FFA annual Poinsettia Sale will begin Wednesday.

Small Business Saturday aims to lure local shoppers

Shopping will continue on after Black Friday, and those willing to spend will have a chance to support local businesses during Small Business Saturday. 

Mulberry Hill Plantation to hold Christmas open house

The “halls are decked,” and the “trees are trimmed” at historic Mulberry Hill Plantation in Randolph.  Mulberry Hill is the backdrop for the 2013 Antebellum Christmas Open House hosted by the Staunton River Battlefield State Park and the Historic Staunton River Foundation, Inc.  The plantation is the ancestral home of the Virginia Carrington family.  

‘The Man Who Saved Christmas’ final performances this weekend

As the saying goes, “It takes a village!”  


Most people know about Christmas.  It is hard enough for Christians to move beyond the frantic search for the right gift and the hoopla about Santa and his reindeer to Jesus Christ, who is the reason for the season.

Plantation snags Virginia Green honors

Oak Grove Plantation Bed and Breakfast in Cluster Springs has been named the Green Bed and Breakfast of the Year.

Church group plans casserole and bake sale Dec. 7

Looking for delicious and convenient goodies for those holiday gatherings and entertaining?