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Little Theatre plans pirate production

In case you haven’t noticed, pirates are “in.”  They are a hot commodity, with an International Talk Like a Pirate Day every September, “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies 1, 2, and 3 and children’s pirate parties for the young lads. Just walk through the pirate section of a party store, and you’ll find an entire aisle devoted to pirate wares.

Two students prove piano lessons have no age limits

Practice makes perfect, and one is never too old to learn something new.

Head page returns from Richmond

Halifax County High School freshman Heather Griles returned from Richmond after seven weeks at the Capitol serving as head page in the 2013 House of Delegates’ Page Program.

Rock and Roll Never Forgets Spring Tour extended

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Clover Church of God of Prophecy, Scottsburg … Benefit sing for Kyle Martin March 9, 6 until 8 p.m. featuring The Halifax Hillbillies, Kermit Wright and Randy Gravely, Harold Young, Steve and Rhonda Powell, Ken and Cathy Peade and Skeeter Wright.

New gas station pumped up for construction

A Murphy Express gas station/convenience store is in the works for a location on Old Halifax Road across from Walmart.

Traditional fox hunt hosted by Halifax County farms

In the autumn Kelly Gordon of Springfield Farm and Denise Hudson of Hudson Heritage Farms pooled their finances while attending a local fundraiser and purchased the opportunity to observe a traditional fox hunt. 

Staunton River State Park to host star party March 7-10

Staunton River State Park, in Halifax County, will host a Star Party March 7-10. 

Chamber of Commerce annual meeting, banquet March 19

Halifax County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting and awards banquet Tuesday, March 19, at The World Of Sports.

Ballet bound for South Boston

A special treat for Prizery patrons happens Tuesday at 7:30 as the Richmond Ballet comes to the Chastain Theatre stage for their first appearance here.

Middle school program brings Legos to life

This past fall semester at Halifax County Middle School, students enrolled in Regan Priest’s Lego robotics classes were introduced to the world of engineering, programming in design.