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HCHS Class of 74 planning 40th reunion

Almost 10 years ago, former South Boston resident Michael Williams and class of ’74 alumni of Halifax County High School, left his home in St. Louis, Mo. to endure a 15-hour drive back to his alma mater for a 30th class reunion.

American National earns top bank award

American National Bankshares Inc. (American National – NASDAQ “AMNB”) announced Friday that it has received the second annual 2013 Raymond James Community Bankers Cup award, which recognizes the top 10 percent of community banks. 

Wreath laying pays tribute to Crossing

The Virginia Society of the Founders and Patriots of America (VAOFPA) recently participated in the wreath laying ceremony to commemorate the 233rd Anniversary Commemoration of the Crossing of the Dan held at The Prizery and Boyd’s Ferry in South Boston on Saturday, Feb. 22.  

Cinderella’s special friends

There are a lot of reasons that “Cinderella” is the world’s most told story.  It is the ultimate tale of the “rags to riches” girl and finding out that love really does conquer all. One aspect of this modern version of the story features sensitive animals that help Cinderella cope with her bad situation and sometimes help with her transformation. 

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Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Buster Curtis Feb. 28.

To bring jobs, think regional IDA board told

Jerry Gwaltney, executive director at the Institute For Advanced Learning and Research in Danville, brought a clear, concise message to the Halifax County Industrial Authority Board of Directors Friday morning.

Irish group coming March 8 to Prizery

Next up at The Prizery on Saturday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. is the Irish group Caladh Nua.

High School theater department to present new version of stage classic

What do you get when you take the world’s favorite fairy tale, add two wild old Cajun women and maybe an alligator or two?  It would seem to be the most fun evening a family can have together. The Halifax County High School Theatre department is about to find out as they present a new version of “Cinderella” by Craig W. Stump. 

Every sport ever covered in Little Theatre’s winter comedy

“This show is absolutely hilarious and filled with all kinds of humor, from slap stick to witty quips to subtle humor; this play has it all,” said Director Mike Freshour.


Humans have limits.  There are only certain things we can accomplish on our own.