Thursday, Jul 31st

Last updateFri, 01 Aug 2014 7am

You are here: Home Community

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.

‘Legally Blonde’ brings mix of stories to Prizery stage

Do you like Lifetime movies?  How about a good underdog story?  Better yet, what about a romantic comedy?  Or maybe a superhero plotline is more what you prefer?  

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend


Spare Times Grill, South Boston … DJ Shakespeare July 12.

Hospital marketing department wins awards

Halifax Regional Health System’s (HRHS) marketing department has received one state award and three national awards, recognizing them for excellence in their advertising/marketing efforts during 2012, the health system announced.

Elmo celebrates Fourth in style

With a hard-hitting rain shower pouring down on Elmo about one hour prior to the start of Thursday’s parade, it appeared the weather might take its toll. 

Area jobless outlook takes negative turn

Fewer people were able to find jobs in Halifax County during May as the jobs outlook grew bleaker. The unemployment rate increased from 8.5 percent in April to 9.2 percent in May, seven-tenths of a percent higher than in April, according to the latest Virginia Employment Commission data released Tuesday.

Dan River Basin Association sets sights on Philpott Lake Saturday

DRBA’s First Saturday Outing will be a four-mile paddle on the lake in Franklin County, from Ryan’s Branch Recreation Area to Otter Creek.