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Smoking Jakes, South Boston … Improbable Cause Band Dec. 21.

Textile history coming down

D. H. Griffin, who now owns the Burlington property on Cowford Road in Halifax, has begun demolition on the property. 

12-12-12: A once in a lifetime day for love

Some speculated it was the ending of the world, while others knew it was just the beginning.

Artist rallies support for songwriter competition

Singer/songwriter Dane Ferguson, a Halifax County native, is gearing up for the last week of Round One in a huge competition that is being sponsored by Guitar Center.  

Wreaths remember warriors

Approximately 100 people attended a wreath laying ceremony Saturday at Virgilina Cemetery led by Payne Atkins Nunn, a sophomore at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham.

Aerostat hovers over South Boston

It’s a bird, it’s a plane. No, it’s an aerostat that was hovering over the Day Complex adjacent to South Boston Elementary School on Friday afternoon.

Tobacco committee OKs Green View funding request

The Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission’s Southside Economic Development Committee approved the Halifax Industrial Development Authority’s request for $1.3 million to improve the Green View Advanced Manufacturing Center (former Daystrom building) located at Green’s Folly, according to Halifax County Industrial Development Authority Executive Director Matt Leonard who attended the Thursday meeting in Roanoke.

River group plans Jan. 5 outing to Tanyard Creek in Ruffin, N.C.

The Dan River Basin Association’s First Saturday Outing on Jan. 5 will be a two-mile hike on a farm in Ruffin, N.C., to explore Tanyard Creek. Meeting at 10 a.m. at Happy Home School, participants in the outing will carpool to the site.

James Madison to offer workforce courses in SoBo

After four years of discussions, James Madison University and the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center have forged a partnership with JMU offering several noncredit workforce-focused online programs in affiliation with the SVHEC.

Baptists travel to Haiti on missionary trip

It was one overseas trip seven county residents will never forget.