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South Boston Elementary teachers awarded $50 cards

A total of 20 teachers at South Boston Elementary School were awarded Tuesday with $50 reward cards to purchase classroom supplies to help students start the school year off right as part of their Teacher Rewards program, according to Sam’s Club Membership Manager Steve Chafatelli. 

Something new comes to Holiday Living Show

New this year to the Holiday Living Show will be “Picture It By Brenda.” 

On Halloween, dead rise again at SVHEC

Forget the ghosts and vampires and spend Halloween with the undead. 

Chamber praised for anti-uranium efforts

Executive Director of the Roanoke River Basin Association Andrew Lester and Secretary of We The People of Virginia Sarah Dunavant presented the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce with a certificate of appreciation Thursday afternoon during their monthly meeting. The presentation took place at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Innovation Center.

Little Theatre’s ‘The Man Who Saved Christmas’ opens Nov. 15

“Let’s go, people!  We’ve only 60 days till Christmas, so let’s get a move on!”  The opening lines of Ron Lytle’s ‘new old-fashioned’ holiday musical sound as if they are talking about those of us in the present time, but the time of this show is 1919, when America was involved in World War I.  

October Halifest returns complete with a plethora of activities

The great pumpkins have arrived in the Town of Halifax just in time for the second annual October Halifest to be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., rain or shine, at the Town of Halifax Farmers Market.  

No fear? That will change if you go to Hal-O-Scream

For the past 30 years, members of Triangle Volunteer Fire Department have been scaring the bejesus out of the community in an effort to raise much-needed funds for their year-round firefighting efforts.

Community bids farewell to longtime Virgilina staples

More than 50 members of the Virgilina community came out Saturday morning to thank two businesses, Virgilina Grocery and Chandler’s One Stop, for their years of service as they prepare to lock their doors for the last time.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend


Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Marie Anderson Oct. 25.

Jobless rate still in double digits

The jobless rate in Halifax County remained bleak in August as residents continued to search for jobs, and the unemployment rate remained in double digits.