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IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: God is bigger

“God’s love is meteoric, his loyalty astronomic, His purpose titanic, his verdicts oceanic.  Yet in his largeness nothing gets lost; Not a man, not a mouse, slips through the cracks.  How exquisite your love, O God!  How eager we are to run under your wings” ~ Psalm 36:5-7 (MSG)

A new pirate to fear?

Everyone has heard of Blackbeard, Calico Jack, Anne Bonny and Captain Jack Sparrow, but now there’s a new pirate to turn audiences into a shivering mass.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

The Way Ministries, 504 Main St., South Boston … Josh Kobischen from Liberty University, March 30, 7 p.m. Free admission, open to everyone. For more info., call 434-222-1831.

Evangelical minister cycling across country spreading gospel

Rev. Hans Myors was peddling his way through Halifax County over the past weekend spreading the gospel as part of his ministry, Pedal Prayers.

Family Dollar coming to Virgilina

Family Dollar is coming to Virgilina, and it’s not going to be long now.

Halifax county winery joins top rankings

The Virginia Wineries Association recently announced Molliver Vineyards & Winery’s Vidal Blanc has been approved by the Commonwealth Quality Alliance (CQA) program to join the rankings of Virginia’s top quality wines.

PALS mentors Sinai students

Partners in Active Learning Support (PALS) is a mentoring program of the National FFA Organization that matches FFA members with elementary students. 

Jobless figures tick up in Halifax County

The jobs outlook in Halifax County grew much bleaker at the start of the year in January, increasing 1.2 percent from the 8.7 percent rate in October and November and December to 9.9 percent, according to the latest Virginia Employment Commission data released Friday.

Huber Engineered Woods tapped as top business

Huber Engineered Woods of Crystal Hill was honored Tuesday as Business of the Year at the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and awards banquet.

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: In the mailbox

The other day as I drove along, I saw a man come out of his house, walk the long driveway to the road and open the door of his mailbox.  He looked inside, pulled out the mail and walked back to his house as he checked to see what had arrived.