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Former football player tackles painting

Ever since he was a child, former NFL football player Will Barker always knew he loved drawing and now his childhood dream has become a reality with his first solo art showing at The Prizery, which will be opening to the public Monday.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Ray Martin Aug. 7; DJ BHAMM Aug. 9.

Bob Cage donates sculpture to Stratford Tennis Club

Bob Cage, an internationally known artist and champion tennis player, has truly left his mark on the Stratford Tennis Club of Danville with a gift that stands 25 feet tall and weighs some 1,400 pounds, counting its underground support.

Virgilina resident travels to her birthplace in Germany

It was a long trip “home” and a dream come true for Meagan Owen.

South Boston energy-saving project enters ‘home’ stretch

The award-winning ecoMod green housing project in South Boston is nearing completion, with installation of energy-saving appliances one of the final steps.

Celebration marks reopening of Halifax library on Fridays

Salsa, sombreros and songs were in abundance Friday at the Halifax Public Library as patrons celebrated the branch library’s reopening on Fridays with a fiesta.

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Who’s watching whom?

Let’s take a moment to look at role models in the faith.  Parents, friends, teachers, celebrities of faith, they all have an impact on how we grow.

Dan Shaw creates Botanical Gardens’ medicine wheel

The Southern Virginia Botanical Gardens has added to their section a Medicine Wheel Herb Garden in celebration of the heritage of Native Americans. 

Little Theatre Christmas musical auditions scheduled next week

November might seem like a long time away, but Halifax County Little Theatre knows that August is always the time to get things going for their big November production. 

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … DJ Keith Driver July 31.