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Elvis tribute artist Stephen Freeman to perform for Fraternal Order of Eagles

While many people attempt to pay tribute to the King, few pull it off with such grace and style as Stephen Freeman.  As a life-long fan of Elvis, Freeman’s decision to become a professional tribute artist came with his transition from an eight-year stint as a police officer into theatrics.

Special week a salute to lab professionals

This week hospitals and health care facilities throughout the country are celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, and Halifax Regional Hospital is no exception. The annual event recognizes lab professionals and pathologists who play a vital role in the health care of the community.

Slagle’s Equipment closes

Slagle’s Emergency Equipment and Apparatus located at 1100 Bill Tuck Highway in Riverdale closed at the end of business Wednesday.

Christian hip hop artist launches debut album

This week, independent record label Tate Music Group announced the much-awaited release of Halifax County native Mikal Townsend’s new album titled “He’s All I Got.”

Non-stop singing, comedy pumps audience

At some time in our lives, everyone wants to be a pirate. Last weekend lots of people got the chance and had a great time in the process. Halifax County Little Theatre opened their latest production “How I Became a Pirate” to enthusiastic audiences. Many of the younger patrons came in their finest pirate regalia, cutlasses in hand, to join in the festivities.  Judging from the smiles on their young faces as they left the theatre, the show was a complete success.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

• Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Megan Doss Trio April 26.

Tractors roll in prelude to fest

Organizers of the 10th Annual Halifax County Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival have set the date for their yearly Tractor Parade.

Delta Kappa Gamma members help with Kids Kollege

Parsons-Bruce Art Association is welcoming members of Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG), a professional honorary society of women educators, as partners in implementing Kids Kollege this summer.

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Children’s prayers

Children can teach us more about faith than any other people.  Simplicity.  Trust.  Wonder.  Love.  They are all there.

Student artists’ works on display at hospital

Soon to be exhibited at Halifax Regional Hospital are the works of a very talented group of Halifax County High School art and woodworking students. The community is invited to celebrate them and their works at a reception on Thursday at 7 p.m. in Leggett Auditorium.