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Belk celebrates 125th anniversary

Some 125 years ago, William Henry Belk opened his first store in Monroe, N.C. On Wednesday morning, dozens came out to help Belk celebrate its 125th anniversary in the Hupps Mill Plaza Shopping Center in South Boston. 

One-day mission event to spread love to Southside

Sharing the love of Jesus through acts of kindness is what members of the Dan River Baptist Association do best.

Festival time in the gardens

It’s festival time at Southern Virginia Botanical Gardens.

County residents find more jobs in April

More people continued to find jobs in Halifax County in April as the jobs outlook brightened, with the unemployment rate decreasing to 8.5 percent, two-tenths of a percent lower than the 8.7 percent rate in March, according to the latest Virginia Employment Commission data released Wednesday.

Outstanding Business Woman named

At its April meeting, the Business Women of Halifax County presented Grey Arrington with the Outstanding Business Woman of Halifax County award. 

Tobacco company launches electronic cigarette

Dozens came out to Berry Hill Mansion and Resort Thursday as Cherokee Tobacco LLC launched its newest product, the Arrowhead electronic cigarette.

Cancer-fighting cyclists to travel through county

On Wednesday, June 5, a team of 27 cyclists will make their way through Halifax County and South Boston on a 70-day, 4,000 mile journey to raise money for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults.  

CONCERT CALENDAR: Bluegrass in the Square

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Ray Martin May 29.

Downtown South Boston Concert Series kicks off May 31

 

Destination Downtown South Boston will hold its first summer concert in the summer concert series on Friday, May 31, in Constitution Square with gates opening at 7:30 p.m.

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Technicolor

One of the greatest failings of Christians is not to realize the wonderful moments and actitivites God has made possible in us, and not to do them.