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We’ve Got Rhythm Dance Academy to perform ‘Nutcracker Ballet’ Dec. 14-15

This December the 121-year-old classic Christmas fairy tale ballet is coming to Halifax County. We’ve Got Rhythm Dance Academy will perform “The Nutcracker Ballet” Dec. 14-15.  The performance will include 29 local dancers as well as three professional dancers and other community members.  

Large crowds flock to Holiday Living Show


The annual Holiday Living Show brought out approximately 1,300 shoppers and browsers to Halifax County High School Saturday and Sunday, with almost $8,000 raised toward scholarships for area students, according to Ruth Smith of the Business Women’s Association of Halifax County.

Christmas in the air at weekend show

Get that Christmas list ready. It is time. The 2013 Holiday Living Show is all set to go Saturday and Sunday at Halifax County High School. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. 

Elmo Grocery ‘Woven into the community’

A year ago, the  “Crazy Cajun” of Potts Landing gave a piece of history back to the Elmo community for residents once again to make their own. 

Downtown South Boston welcomes new business

Downtown South Boston welcomes its newest business, Keep It Classy Consigments, to downtown.

The Man Who Saved Christmas:’ Love is in the Air

Think of all the things that make a musical great:  giant dance numbers, memorable songs, positive social values and of course a bit of romance. Halifax County Little Theatre’s latest production has them all, especially the romance. The play is a Virginia premiere of “The Man Who Saved Christmas” by Ron Lytle. 

Perfect attendance recognized

Halifax County Middle School recognized more than 500 perfect attendees for September during each lunch block.  It was a great opportunity to re-emphasize how good attendance helps students succeed in school and bolster their self-esteem.  

Cluster Springs Elementary School receives $25,000 check from Food Lion

Cluster Springs Elementary school has earned the recognition from Food Lion, LLC of being one of four grand prize recipients of a $25,000 grant from Food Lion’s back to school promotion “Pack in the Savings.”

‘Too Much Bling’ comes to Holiday Living Show

Is there such a thing as “Too Much Bling”? Judy Scott says no. 

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend


• Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Ray & Audrie Nov. 1.