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CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … DJ Loco March 14.

Honoree gives back for Hospice Gala

With the Halifax Regional Hospice Gala set for Friday at 7 p.m., the staff at the Commonwealth Assisted Living is honoring one of its own by purchasing a table at the gala in her honor.

Heritage Festival Committee to meet at Keystone Tractor Works Museum

The Halifax County Heritage Festival Committee will hold its March meeting at Keystone Tractor Works Museum in Colonial Heights Sunday at 2 p.m.

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: God’s tape measure

I sometimes wonder how God measures us.  Do all our deeds add up to a trip to heaven?   Or is it grace which saves us and nothing we do ourselves?

New lofts complete; ribbon cutting, open house March 20

Construction of the New Brick Historic Lofts in South Boston is complete, and Rehab Development will host a ribbon cutting and open house celebration, which will include tours of the lofts, on Thursday, March 20, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Irish group coming to Prizery

Comfort Systems USA, Jill and Ryan Garrett along with The Prizery present Caladh Nua at the Prizery Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Caladh Nua, is a tightly-knit, vibrant and staggeringly talented band with its origins deeply rooted in the southern counties of Ireland. Comprised of five versatile musicians and singers playing a wide selection of instruments — from banjo to fiddle, guitar to bodhran and tin whistle to button accordion — the band has captured the essential qualities of traditional Irish music and balanced them finely with an innovative contemporary flair.  

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Ray & Audrie March 7.

Stonewall Jackson session at museum Friday

Stonewall Jackson is a name most folks recognize. But, they may not know many details about his role in the Civil War or his life.  That can be corrected by attending the program about Jackson to be presented by the South Boston/Halifax County Museum on Friday at 7 p.m.  

HCHS Class of 74 planning 40th reunion

Almost 10 years ago, former South Boston resident Michael Williams and class of ’74 alumni of Halifax County High School, left his home in St. Louis, Mo. to endure a 15-hour drive back to his alma mater for a 30th class reunion.

American National earns top bank award

American National Bankshares Inc. (American National – NASDAQ “AMNB”) announced Friday that it has received the second annual 2013 Raymond James Community Bankers Cup award, which recognizes the top 10 percent of community banks.