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Mailbag hangs up after 33 years

After 33 years of providing postal service to residents of Halifax County, Buck Fisher of Nathalie has decided it’s time to retire.

Elvis roams region offering chance to win play tickets

There has been a lot of talk lately about Halifax County Little Theatre’s latest project, “Elvis Has Left the Building.” It has become such an obsession with some local fans that Elvis sightings are beginning to be reported in various parts of the county. One report even has him posing for photos with admirers in South Boston. 

Man with local ties selected to serve as law firm director

Carlyle R. “Randy” Wimbish, III was elected to the board of directors of the Sands Anderson law firm at the shareholders’ meeting held on Jan. 16, according to firm President L. Lee Byrd.

Story helps teacher get up close view of history

Last week, America made history again after swearing in the 44th president of the United States President Barack Husain Obama for his second term in office, a moment local high school math teacher Sandra Garner Coleman knew she had to participate in.

Workshop targets top executives

Joseph A. Carey, CEO of Renaissance Executive Forums in Richmond, will be the featured speaker for a workshop exclusively for top executives to be held Feb. 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Riverstone Centre on Confroy Drive in South Boston.

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Spare Times, South Boston … Ray Martin Jan. 23; Dane Ferguson Jan. 25.

Hospice seeking to build volunteer ranks

“Being a Hospice volunteer offers a unique opportunity to build very special relationships,” said Misty Epps, social worker and volunteer coordinator for Halifax Regional Hospice and Palliative Care, “not only with patients, but with their families as well.”

Crematorium fills niche, need as first in Halifax County

Les Powell III, co-owner of Powell’s Funeral Home in South Boston, unfurled on Tuesday an artist’s rendition of Halifax County’s first-ever crematorium, currently under construction on land adjacent to his family business.

Crematorium fills niche, need as first in Halifax County (2)

Les Powell III, co-owner of Powell’s Funeral Home in South Boston, unfurled on Tuesday an artist’s rendition of Halifax County’s first-ever crematorium, currently under construction on land adjacent to his family business.

‘Elvis’ rehearsals under way

Rehearsals are well under way for Halifax County Little Theatre’s winter comedy “Elvis Has Left the Building.”