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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.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … DJ Kirby Feb. 13; Mezza Voce Feb. 15.

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.