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In search of bounty beneath the ground, these hobby hunters also dig up history

History buffs and treasure seekers with metal detectors in Halifax County now have an “informal” club to join. 

‘The Man Who Saved Christmas’ continues this week at The Prizery

Many people would characterize teenagers today as self-absorbed and caring little about patriotism, much less history. However, Halifax County Little Theatre’s fall show “The Man Who Saved Christmas” brings together some of Halifax County’s most talented and theatrically experienced teenagers to tell a classic story about the American dream and the spirit of Christmas. 

Regionalism key to economic growth, IDA told

Leigh Cockram, the new director of business development and strategic initiatives at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research in Danville, brought a message of partnership and regional cooperation to members of the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority Friday morning during their meeting at Riverstone.

Patsy Vaughan to retire after 30 years at Halifax County IDA

Patsy Vaughan will retire from the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority on Dec. 31 after 30 years of service.

High school senior honored for designing realtors logo

Halifax County High School Senior Samantha Tuck was recognized by the Southern Piedmont Land and Lakes Board of Realtors on Tuesday for winning their recent logo contest. 

Magic, mayhem in toyland

Try and imagine a Christmas with no toys under the tree. Now imagine that you own the toy company that makes all of those wonderful toys. The latest production from Halifax County Little Theatre is loosely based on a real episode during World War I. 

Visioning session looks to future of South Boston

A total of 52 persons from the business district corridor interested in the future of Downtown South Boston attended a visioning session Tuesday evening at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center.

‘The Man Who Saved Christmas’ premieres Friday

We all hope for our children to find something they love to do which also will help them develop confidence, poise, responsibility and leadership. We introduce them to lots of sports and activities, hoping to find one which will put that sparkle in their eyes and make them want to work hard. 

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend


Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Marie Anderson Nov. 15.

Lieutenant governor will be keynote speaker for Thursday’s power plant grand opening

Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling will deliver the keynote address at NOVEC Energy Production’s Halifax County biomass power plant celebration and grand opening Thursday at The Prizery.