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God’s left hand

One in 15 who read this column today are left-handed. 

CONCERT CALENDAR: Blues, Brews & BBQ set Friday

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

• Halifax Farmers Market Parking Lot … Blues, Brews & BBQ Friday Night Jam with Steve Bassett Blues Band, and opening act Hot Damn! Band June 14, 6-11 p.m. $15 advance, $20 at gate. For more info, call http://townofhalifax.com/town-news/173-upcoming-halifax-events. 

Retiring DCC president honored by board

The SVHEC Board of Trustees honored Dr. Carlyle Ramsey, president of Danville Community College, for his service to the board at its June meeting. 

Halifax Farmers Market grand opening set Saturday

Kicking off a new season of fresh produce in grand style, the Town of Halifax will hold its 5th Annual Town of Halifax Farmers Market Grand Opening Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the town’s Farmers Market.

Halifax native teaches creative writing course

Even students who say they hate writing will learn to love it in summer workshops at the Innovation Center in South Boston taught by Halifax native Lavinia “Bebo” Edmunds, a teacher and writer who specializes in writing and reading.

‘Blues, Brews and BBQ’ to kick off Friday in Halifax

Halifax Events kicks off the summer at the Farmer’s Market in the Town of Halifax on Friday, June 14, from 6-11 p.m. with a great night of “Blues, Brews and BBQ.” 

Halifax County Sheriff’s Office participates in event for Special Olympics

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office participated in the Pittsylvania County region of the Law Enforcement Torch Run on Wednesday to support and raise money for the Special Olympics.  

In South Africa, a love grows along with mission teaching

It was more than 10 years ago when their story first began.

Young local thespians learn from professionals in Prizery’s Summer Theatre program

Sixty-five talented voices fill the space on the third floor of South Boston’s Prizery, rehearsing for the upcoming Oliver! — a fun family musical telling the story of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist. 

CONCERT CALENDAR: Festival in the Garden set Saturday

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Berry Hill Resort, Halifax … 33rd annual Virginia Cantaloupe Festival June 7. Music by DJ Shakespeare, 6th and Main and The Konnection Band. For information visit www.valopefest.com.