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Museum to help kids investigate their ancestry in Friday program

School’s out. Spring is warming up once again. Kids need a cool activity to get summer started, and on Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, the South Boston-Halifax County Museum is hosting “Looking Under the Cabbage Leaf” with the genealogy staff. 

Instructors complete training in welding

Several individuals recently completed the National Center for Construction Education and Research Instructor Certification Training Program, a nationally recognized organization providing technical training for workforce development, at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center in South Boston. 

Prizery flash-mob invades Wal-Mart

It was at noon on Saturday that unsuspecting customers at Wal-Mart in South Boston received a melodic surprise. 


There have been so many changes in the world over my lifetime.  The very way I am writing these words, from handwriting to typewriter to computer keyboard, illustrates how vast the array of changes have occurred in the last 60 years.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend


Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Audrie & Ray June 13.

Rehab now available to congestive heart failure patients

Whether recovering from a heart procedure or experiencing some form of heart disease, the cardiac rehabilitation program at Halifax Regional Hospital is designed to assist patients in their recovery, as well as help them develop healthier lifestyle habits.

RTP celebrates 30 years of operation in SoBo

RTP Company’s Southeastern Regional Facility, located in South Boston, is celebrating 30 years of operation this month. 

SVHEC offers summer workshops for students

Flex those creative muscles this summer with Create & Design workshops hosted by the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center. Middle and high school aged students will have an opportunity to explore writing, photography, sculpting and cartooning through five workshops being offered June 23-27 at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center-Innovation Center in South Boston.  

As growing season heats up, SoBo Farmers Market opens

The public is invited to a grand opening celebration Saturday at the Downtown South Boston Farmers Market located at 300 Broad Street in South Boston. 

‘Great crowd’ greets Friday Night Jams

Friday Night Jams returned to Halifax Farmers Market Friday night, and “a great crowd” turned out for the event featuring “amazing music,” according to Halifax Events Coordinator Rebecca Ramey.