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IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Parakeet pipes

Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, was one of the two who heard what John had said and who had followed Jesus.  The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, “We have found the Messiah” (that is, the Christ).  And he brought him to Jesus.

After renovations, facility gearing up for new addition

In an effort to better serve the needs of people in the community, Commonwealth Assisted Living in South Boston recently has undergone numerous renovations to its existing building and is in the early stages of welcoming the addition of a new memory care unit to the facility.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Bud Cole acoustic guitar March 21.

Stonewall Jackson program coming to museum Friday

The South Boston/Halifax County Museum’s free program on Stonewall Jackson, postponed after last week’s bad weather, has been rescheduled for this Friday at 7 p.m. 

Open house to celebrate loft project completion

Construction of the New Brick Historic Lofts in South Boston is complete, and Rehab Development will host a ribbon cutting and open house celebration, which will include tours of the lofts, on Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Free computer classes back

The Halifax County/South Boston Public Libraries began offering free computer classes in the summer of 2011, but unfortunately they came to a halt following the resignation of the former branch manager in August. 

Chamber to host annual meeting, awards banquet

A limited number of tickets remain for the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce 59th Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet. 

Prizery hires managing director

The Prizery has hired a new managing director, Pat Anderson-Flowers. 

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Elegy on a church cat

(Roughly to the tune of Gilligan’s Island)

Lawrence Distributing Company celebrates 60 years

Feb. 15 was a proud day for the Lawrence family of Danville as they met with employees of their family business, Lawrence Distributing Company, and celebrated 60 years in business.