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The other day as I drove along, I saw a man come out of his house, walk the long driveway to the road and open the door of his mailbox.  He looked inside, pulled out the mail and walked back to his house as he checked to see what had arrived.

‘A Night At The Movies’ with the Rainier Trio coming to Prizery on Friday

Everyone loves a good movie, right?  One of the most important elements in a good film is the soundtrack.

Hi Grass to perform at Heritage Fest

Hi Grass will perform at the Halifax County Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival slated for the first weekend in May at the Halifax County Fairgrounds in South Boston.  

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Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Megan Doss March 20; DJ Shakespear March 22.

Scottsburg workshop helps train canines to assist in search, rescue missions

For years, dogs have been known as man’s best friend, but Dr. Dorothy Fensterer and members of the Airscent, Tracking and Trailing Search and Rescue Dogs of Virginia team are putting that slogan to the test.

Chamber goes game show at banquet

In what could have been an ordinary annual meeting and banquet, Halifax County Chamber of Commerce had members — and their smartphones — in overdrive Tuesday night.

Chamber banquet, awards meeting set Tuesday

Accomplishments of the business community over the past year will be highlighted during the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting and banquet on Tuesday at the World of Sports.

Fest organizers excited about new times, venue

As the days get longer, warm thoughts begin to enter one’s mind including baseball games, cookouts, swimming pools and the 33rd Annual Virginia Cantaloupe Festival. 


The Catholic Church was in the process of electing a new pope as these words are penned.  The world is waiting for white smoke to arise from the copper chimney at the Vatican indicating that a new pope has been chosen.  By the time you read this article, all will be decided.

Loretta Lynn coming to Greensboro


• American Legion Post 8, South Boston … St. Patrick’s Dance featuring Matt Boswell & the Hillbilly Blues Band March 16, 8 p.m.-midnight. Admission is $15 per person in advance, $20 at door. Tickets are available at Post 8 or by calling American Legion 572-2297, Alvin Tucker 572-4816 or Randy Tingen 579-2297.