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Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative encourages students to set high goals

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative emphasizes the importance of reading, math and science classes, and all other school subjects by participating in a number of educational programs that reach all age groups.  

CONCERT CALENDAR: Poker Run set Saturday

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

American Legion Post 8, South Boston … Poker Run benefit for Gavin Smith Aug. 24 with food concessions, car club display, race cars and drivers, raffle and music by Yellow Snow Show (Adam and Ronnie Snow), Phil Puryear & the Wilson Memorial Jamboree and Kyle Martin & the Halifax Hillbillies. For info, contact Pete Talley 470-4017 or Randy Tingen 579-2297.

Strategies for Success Workshop comes to SoBo in September

 

Strategies for Success Workshop – The Tony Hsieh Story will be held Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Riverstone Centre, 1100 Confroy Drive in South Boston.

Gavin Smith: The boy who always smiles

He may be young, but he has a mighty heart. Nine-year old Gavin Smith of South Boston has seen his share of battles in his short life.

Grand opening held Saturday for new facility in South Boston

It’s been a dream in the making for years, but on Saturday morning it came true.

Green View to get new roof

A new roof will soon be going up at Green View Advanced Manufacturing Center on the former Daystrom building after Halifax County Industrial Development Authority members voted Friday morning to award the contract for Phase II roof replacement to J. E. Burton Construction Company of South Boston.

Free concert set at First Baptist

The combined choir will present a free concert “Then Sings my Soul” Sunday at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church on North Main Street in South Boston.

American National Bank announces appointments

American National Bank and Trust Company announced appointments for the Virginia Advisory Board, which is comprised of 21 outstanding community leaders from across the bank’s four Virginia regions, including Danville-Pittsylvania County, Lynchburg, Martinsville and South Boston. 

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: The rifle that never fired

There is a huge debate about guns in the news these days.  The right to bear arms is under attack by some and defended by others.

‘Then Sings my Soul’ concert set Aug. 25

The combined choir will present a free concert “Then Sings my Soul” on Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church on North Main Street in South Boston.