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CONCERT CALENDAR: Festival in Scottsburg Saturday

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Town of Scottsburg … Annual 4th of July festivities July 27 -  postponed from July 4, music, food and activities throughout the day. Improbable Cause Band will close out the day’s festivities, playing from 7 until 10 p.m.

Talent comes to the square

The Southern Virginia Development Boys and Girls Club kicks off its Talent in the Square Saturday with a performance by soloist Hamilton Richardson playing his guitar.

Clover Power Station hosts Halifax County IDA meeting

A tour of Clover Power Station highlighted the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority meeting Friday morning as the power plant hosted the board’s July meeting.

SVHEC unveils new logo

Officials of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center unveiled the institution’s new logo and tag line Saturday during the SVHEC NASCAR Late Model 150 racing program Saturday night at South Boston by displaying it on the car driven by Libby Privette in the Limited Sportsman Division.

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Open windows

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.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

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.