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‘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?  

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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. 

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Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Megan Doss July 3.

Family art exhibit to open Sunday

Whatever your style, abstract or realistic, the new art exhibit at the South Boston/Halifax County Museum will please one’s artistic taste.  

‘Red, White and Broadway’ opens Thursday at Prizery

What do you get when you take a group of talented, motivated and enthusiastic performers and invite them to come to a musical celebration bringing their favorite songs? 

Bloodmobile makes stops in county

The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be set up at the American Legion, Post 8 on Jeffress Blvd., South Boston on Monday from 1:30 to 7 p.m.,  and on Tuesday from noon until 6 p.m., the Bethel Community Ruritan Club will sponsor the Halifax community drive set up at the Mary Bethune gym in Halifax.