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For mother, son with MS, walk gets personal

It’s going to be a bit different this year, but the results are expected to be better than ever before.

Halifax Regional Hospital ‘Third Thursday in the Lobby’ set Feb. 21

It’s Mardi Gras season.  Want to have some fun?  If so, join Halifax Regional’s Healing Arts Team for its “Third Thursday in the Lobby” on Thursday, Feb. 21, between noon and 2 p.m. to celebrate the season.

Chamber’s annual meeting will focus on getting ‘social’

All Halifax County Chamber members are invited to attend the chamber’s annual meeting and banquet.  The banquet highlights the accomplishments of the business community for the past year.  The annual meeting will be held Tuesday, March 19, at the World of Sports.  

Collector with more than 2,000 bottles still hunts for rare finds

When he was only 16, Frank Bishop picked up a hobby that would stick with him the rest of his life.

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: A cowboy rides into Lent

Springtime was not far way, the old cowboy mused.  As he chased another calf back to the herd, he saw that the snows of Montana were beginning to melt.

Line crews among those honored for Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts

 

 

Line crews from Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative (MEC) and seven other Virginia electric cooperatives that traveled out-of-state to help restore electric service following Superstorm Sandy have been honored by the Virginia, Maryland and Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC).

Russian-born artist’s work on display

Sunday afternoon from 3 to 5 a reception will be held for Alla Parsons in the Robert F. Cage Gallery at The Prizery.  The reception is free and open to the public. 

Theater veteran, newcomer add punch to comedy show

 

Elvis may have left the building, but he left behind an entertaining group of folks scrambling to not miss a beat, pun intended. The ensuing hilarity involves two characters in particular who are very focused on their work:  Trudy, the Colonel’s no-nonsense secretary, and Jill, the pushy reporter determined to find some dirt.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Carolina Rebellion rockfest will return

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Cam Owen Feb. 6.

Woman with Halifax County roots finds life of success in the performing arts

At a time when success in show business was rare for African-Americans, Dolores Vanison Blakely broke through many barriers and made her way to the top becoming a co-founder and later executive director of a prestigious dance company in Manhattan, New York.