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Man, it sure is hot out there!  Somebody ought to open a window!  Only problem with that is the hot July temperature, which is getting quite dangerous.  Heat wave across most of the United States, they say on the radio.

Halifax Regional Hospital receives vascular testing accreditation

Cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. On average, one American dies every 39 seconds of cardiovascular disease — disorders of the heart and blood vessels. Stroke, a disorder of the blood supply to the brain, is the third leading cause of death and the leading cause of disability in the country, with nearly 800,000 new strokes occurring annually.

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Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Renee Ruth July 17.

As Class of ’63 plans 50th reunion, members search for 14 missing classmates

The countdown is on. With only one month left until the Halifax County High School Class of 1963 celebrates its 50th class reunion in style, planning committee members continue to reach out to 14 missing classmates.

‘A special day for health care’

Enthusiasm filled the Leggett Auditorium of the Halifax Regional Hospital Tuesday morning.

College friends are college sweethearts in ‘Legally Blonde’ at The Prizery

The final production of The Prizery’s Summer Theatre Celebration 2013 is “Legally Blonde,” based on the 2001 film of the same name. 

SVHEC to unveil new logo at South Boston Speedway

The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) heads to the South Boston Speedway on Saturday, July 20, when it will sponsor the SVHEC NASCAR Late Model/Limited/ T-Pure Stock race. 


Peter the Apostle, who had his share of cares and worries to carry as he followed Jesus, finally learned the big lesson.  He learned that he no longer had to carry them.

Chamber to host Business After Hours on July 18

Halifax County Chamber of Commerce will host a Business After Hours Thursday, July 18, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.  

Kids Kollege geared to inspire young minds

With week one well underway, Kids Kollege is giving the children of Halifax County something fun and exciting to do this summer. Classes offered by Parsons-Bruce Art Association provide enrichment activities in arts, crafts, drama and science.