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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.” 

Halifax County Sheriff’s Office participates in event for Special Olympics

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office participated in the Pittsylvania County region of the Law Enforcement Torch Run on Wednesday to support and raise money for the Special Olympics.  

In South Africa, a love grows along with mission teaching

It was more than 10 years ago when their story first began.

Young local thespians learn from professionals in Prizery’s Summer Theatre program

Sixty-five talented voices fill the space on the third floor of South Boston’s Prizery, rehearsing for the upcoming Oliver! — a fun family musical telling the story of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist. 

CONCERT CALENDAR: Festival in the Garden set Saturday

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Berry Hill Resort, Halifax … 33rd annual Virginia Cantaloupe Festival June 7. Music by DJ Shakespeare, 6th and Main and The Konnection Band. For information visit www.valopefest.com.

Summer Design Camp offered at SVHEC

Looking for a way to get your middle or high school aged child off the couch and into a high-quality summer experience? 

Ribbon cutting held at school’s new and improved garden

Students excitedly held the blue ribbon for Friday’s ribbon cutting to show off the fruits of their hard labor.  

Ollie’s offers hot dogs to go with new mobile stand

Ollie’s Southern Café has welcomed new addition to its services offering a new mobile hot dog stand.

Belk celebrates 125th anniversary

Some 125 years ago, William Henry Belk opened his first store in Monroe, N.C. On Wednesday morning, dozens came out to help Belk celebrate its 125th anniversary in the Hupps Mill Plaza Shopping Center in South Boston.