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Halifax County Service Authority water superintendent retires after 38 years

For 38 years former Halifax County Service Authority Water Superintendent Mark Wilkerson has worked to ensure the people of South Boston and Halifax County have had clean, safe, reliable drinking water, and after almost four decades of working in the water treatment industry, he has retired.

Team ready to take Polar Plunge

Halifax County has a dedicated group of volunteers prepared to enter the cold water at Virginia Beach to raise money for Special Olympics Virginia and the local Special Olympics program.  

County IDA introduces new branding designs, logos

The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority has completed its new branding designs for its properties and programs.  

Halifax IDA distributes Enterprise Zone payments to six businesses

The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) has distributed over $133,000 in Halifax County Enterprise Zone grants to six different businesses and industries for their capital investments made. 

Young musicians compete in Bland contest

The South Boston Lions Club hosted its ninth annual James A. Bland Memorial Musical Scholarship Competition at The Prizery on Friday night.  


The cross, the place at which heaven and earth come together, is in danger of being lost by the very church to which it was entrusted.  It’s a long way from the pain and suffering of that day on Calvary when Jesus died for our sins to the church of today.  In pristine sanctuaries, wearing fine clothes, thinking good thoughts, we are in danger of forgetting the danger and suffering that the cross sometimes calls us to carry.

We’ve Got Rhythm dancers participate in Charlotte convention

We’ve Got Rhythm competition dance team participated in the Excel in Motion dance convention on Jan. 25-26 in Charlotte, N.C.  The goal of Excel in Motion is to bring the hottest professional dancers and choreographers to elite dance students and impart to them the newest dance knowledge.  

Propane shortage translates to price increase

Shortage of propane in the Midwest has called a “snowball effect” that has trickled down to Halifax County causing local residents to see repercussions in the form of higher prices and short supply. 

‘A Night of Gershwin’ coming to The Prizery

The young American pianist Thomas Pandolfi will perform an all Gershwin program “A Night of Gershwin” on Saturday, Feb. 1, at 7:30 p.m. on The Prizery stage.

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Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Dane Ferguson Jan. 31.