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CONCERT CALENDAR: The Inspirations in concert

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Halifax County High School, South Boston … Southern gospel sing with The Inspirations Sept. 21, 7 p.m. Admission $10 at the door, kids under 12 free. Sponsored by Tri County Benefit Committee.

Ninth annual Walk for Home brings in more than $80,000

More than 500 people supported the Halifax County Cancer Association’s efforts to help those battling cancer in the community by coming out to the fairgrounds Saturday for the four-hour celebration. 

Town buys Riverdale gas station property

The Town of South Boston announced Friday it had purchased the old gas station property in the Riverdale floodway that fronts Huell Matthews Highway.

POWERED UP: Plant hooks to grid

South Boston Energy generated its first electricity and successfully connected to the PJM regional electric transmission grid at 11:11 a.m. Wednesday during testing.

Walk for Hope comes to fairgrounds Saturday

Halifax County Cancer Association will hold its ninth annual Walk for Hope on Saturday at the Halifax County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Performance coming Saturday to Prizery

“Robin & Linda Williams Their Fine Group” will perform at The Prizery on Saturday at 7:30. 

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Crossroads Live at Hooper Park, Crewe … Delbert McClinton Sept. 14.

Revenue from tourism grows

Tourism revenue for Halifax County, including the towns of South Boston and Halifax, reached $42,353,096, a 3 percent increase over 2011.

Ribbon cutting opens Destini Therapeutic Services

Mental Health care is often underserved and undersupported although the demands for services steadily increase.  Destini Therapeutic Services, Inc. (DTS, Inc.) understands the challenges of those in search of quality therapy, and the social stigmas related to mental health.

Halifax center partners with Kawasaki Robotics

The National Center for Coatings, Application, Research and Education (C-CARE) has solidified its partnership with Kawasaki Robotics by integrating a new 6-axis robot into the Riverstone facility, Doug Corrigan, executive director of the Riverstone Energy Center, announced Friday.