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Building the foundation for a new business seminar set

The Halifax County Chamber of Commerce, Longwood Small Business Development Center and the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center invite the public to attend a free question and answer seminar on the Seven Steps to Starting a New Business from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, April 25. 

Clemson University hires man with local ties for plant research center

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The following story is reprinted with permission from Clemson University.)

CONCERT CALENDAR: Kid Rock announces summer tour

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Smoking Jakes, South Boston … Improbable Cause Band April 12.

Group finalizes plans for National Day of Prayer

The planning committee has finalized its plans for the upcoming National Day of Prayer event to be held Thursday, May 2, at 6:45 p.m. in the Halifax County High School auditorium.

Prizery announces shows for Summer Theatre Celebration

The Prizery’s fourth annual Summer Theatre Celebration is sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Cantaloupe Festival to feature fresh menu

It will be a palate-pleasing good time June 7 from 5 to 10 p.m. at Berry Hill resort, with fresh, tasteful food, a bevy of beverages, and of course, cantaloupe, thanks to sponsorship and support from Halifax County Farm Bureau.

Mentor Role Model Program names new executive director

The Mentor Role Model Program has hired Angela Townes-Yancey as the new executive director of the program.

‘Music of the Scottish Isles’ part of SoBo performance

Julie Fowlis will bring her “Music of the Scottish Isles and the “BRAVE” Soundtrack” to The Prizery Sunday at 3 p.m.

Women play big part of ‘Pirate’ production

Just because there weren’t many lady pirates in history doesn’t mean that there aren’t any running around on The Prizery stage. Halifax County Little Theatre is currently in rehearsal with their spring show, “How I Became a Pirate.”

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

American Legion Post 8, South Boston … Improbable Cause Band April 6, 8 p.m.-midnight. Admission $10 per person in advance, $15 at door.