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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.

Food Lion offers discount for active military, veterans on Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day on Monday, Food Lion stores will offer a 10 percent discount to active and retired military personnel to show their support and appreciation for those who are currently serving or who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. 

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.