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NHVFD recognizes members during appreciation supper

North Halifax VFD held its annual appreciation supper on Saturday at the firehouse.  

DRBA plans February hike at Grassy Hill Nature Preserve

The Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) invites the public to participate in its First Saturday Outing on Feb. 1 in Rocky Mount. The event includes a tour of the Center for Energy Efficient Design, followed by a hike through the rare woodland communities of Grassy Hill Natural Area Nature Preserve.

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Warm

These words are written on one of the coldest days of this year, and it seemed to me that warm thoughts which can thaw the most frozen of hearts should be set forth.  Only God can do this.

Local musicians underscore Billie Holiday music

Chris Oliver is the music director and pianist for The Prizery’s current production of “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill.”

New law practice formed to serve region

Local attorneys, Greg T. Haymore and Mark B. Holland have formed a partnership for the practice of law known as Haymore & Holland, P. C.  Their law firm is located in the heart of the River District at 219 Patton Street which is at the corner of Patton and Craghead streets in Danville.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … DJ Shakespeare Jan. 24.

Mitzi Riddle to rejoin chamber staff

Mitzi Riddle will be joining the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce as vice president of business and program development effective Tuesday, announced Chamber President Nancy Pool. 

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Drive-through faith

Every Sunday there are people who drive by the church or stay at home.  I pray for them often, for they used to be in church somewhere.  Or  maybe they never have been.  Either way, driving by is a preview of things to come.

'Lady Day' set to open at Prizery

“Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” by Lanie Robertson is based on the life and music of Billie Holiday and it’s coming to The Prizery on Jan. 16, 17, 23, 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Jan. 19 and 22 at 3 p.m.  

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … DJ Shakespeare Jan. 17.