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New exhibition comes to Destination Gallery/Global Friends Center

Celebrating the Chinese New Year to honor the traditions of the numerous Chinese families that call South Boston their home and bring a new perspective on this ancient tradition to the community, the associates of the Global Friends Center and Destination Gallery are presenting the work of two Chinese print artists in addition to many beautiful examples of Chinese art and craft. 

Actor steps in to fill major role in ‘Elvis’

“The show must go on,” is one of the most well known statements in show business,  but for the latest Halifax County Little Theatre production it has been a difficult one to maintain. Fortunately, a seasoned veteran of the local stage was able to supply a level of talent and commitment that is rarely seen in community theatre. 

‘Around the World in 80 Days’ comes to SoBo

Walnut Street Theatre, America’s Oldest Theatre, celebrated 200 years of great entertainment in 2009. Most noteworthy American actors of the 19th century and many from the 20th century have appeared on stage at the Walnut. 

Four farmers’ daughters remember a different way of life

They have seen decades of change, lost loved ones, some have even acquired aching bones, but they all have fond memories of growing up on the family farm and how different life was back then.

Lenten luncheons to be held at First Presbyterian Church

The season of Lent began on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 13.  Local Christians joined together for fellowship around the table, followed by a devotion led by the Rev. Susan Grimm of Trinity Episcopal Church of South Boston.

Bottled water industry creates jobs in Halifax County

Halifax County companies that manufacture, distribute and sell bottled water products, and their suppliers, are an important part of the state’s economy, according to Robert Smith, CEO of Grand Springs in Alton.

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Angels

When I think of heaven, it would not be complete without God’s angels.  Heavenly beings, created just for divine communication and protection, the angels come to earth at very special times for God’s people, and God’s people only.

Customers get taste of ‘good ole times’

Riverdale Dairy Dell on Bill Tuck Highway in South Boston took customers back in time “to the good ole days” on Valentine’s Day Thursday when it offered three hot dogs for 99 cents.

Meet the men behind ‘Elvis’

The King, the Pelvis, or just simply, Elvis, all describe an American icon, Elvis Presley. His slicked back hair, the sway of his thrusting hips and that deep voice that can make even the most uptight woman swoon all helped catapult him into stardom.

Hospice Masquerade Ball set for March 15

 

 

Treat yourself to a night of mystery, extravagance and intrigue on Friday, March 15, at Halifax Regional Hospice’s eighth annual Gala — a Masquerade Ball.