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Fishing stories

I don’t think it was an accident that Jesus’ favorite disciples were fishermen.  They had spent their whole lives training to be fishers of men and thought until then they were just catching fish.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Love Tribe in concert


Smoking Jakes, South Boston … Improbable Cause Band June 21, 8:30 p.m.

SoBo Farmers Market ready to bloom

The public is invited to a grand opening celebration Saturday at the Downtown South Boston Farmers Market, located at 300 Broad St. in South Boston to enjoy refreshments, door prizes, live music by The Bluegrass Five from 9 to 10 a.m. and lots of homegrown and homemade goodies from local vendors.

Young actor ready to shine on Prizery stage

Beginner’s luck.  By definition it’s good fortune that befalls an individual who has just begun a new pursuit.

God’s left hand

One in 15 who read this column today are left-handed. 

CONCERT CALENDAR: Blues, Brews & BBQ set Friday


• Halifax Farmers Market Parking Lot … Blues, Brews & BBQ Friday Night Jam with Steve Bassett Blues Band, and opening act Hot Damn! Band June 14, 6-11 p.m. $15 advance, $20 at gate. For more info, call 

Retiring DCC president honored by board

The SVHEC Board of Trustees honored Dr. Carlyle Ramsey, president of Danville Community College, for his service to the board at its June meeting. 

Halifax Farmers Market grand opening set Saturday

Kicking off a new season of fresh produce in grand style, the Town of Halifax will hold its 5th Annual Town of Halifax Farmers Market Grand Opening Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the town’s Farmers Market.

Halifax native teaches creative writing course

Even students who say they hate writing will learn to love it in summer workshops at the Innovation Center in South Boston taught by Halifax native Lavinia “Bebo” Edmunds, a teacher and writer who specializes in writing and reading.

‘Blues, Brews and BBQ’ to kick off Friday in Halifax

Halifax Events kicks off the summer at the Farmer’s Market in the Town of Halifax on Friday, June 14, from 6-11 p.m. with a great night of “Blues, Brews and BBQ.”