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Irish group coming March 8 to Prizery

Next up at The Prizery on Saturday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. is the Irish group Caladh Nua.

High School theater department to present new version of stage classic

What do you get when you take the world’s favorite fairy tale, add two wild old Cajun women and maybe an alligator or two?  It would seem to be the most fun evening a family can have together. The Halifax County High School Theatre department is about to find out as they present a new version of “Cinderella” by Craig W. Stump. 

Every sport ever covered in Little Theatre’s winter comedy

“This show is absolutely hilarious and filled with all kinds of humor, from slap stick to witty quips to subtle humor; this play has it all,” said Director Mike Freshour.


Humans have limits.  There are only certain things we can accomplish on our own.

Auditions for Summer Theatre 2014 slated for March 1 at The Prizery

Auditions for Summer Theatre 2014 will take place on Saturday, March 1, at The Prizery, located at 700 Bruce St. in South Boston.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend


Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Dane Ferguson Feb. 21.

At blood drive, a different kind of donation

When Commonwealth Assisted Living in South Boston decided to host its first blood drive, residents Gladys Salley and Ellen Elliott were eager to lend a helping hand for such a great cause.

Former student remembers early educational upbringing

For many years, the building now known as the L. E. Coleman African-American Museum located on Mountain Road once served as place of learning for African-American children growing up in the segregated civil rights era.

Props present dilemmas

Where do you go to find a vuvuzela when you need one? How many bet’leths does it take for a Klingon battle game? How much fur does it take to make a cave man outfit that won’t offend audience members attending a production? 

First ‘authentic’ Crossing of the Dan reenactment set Feb. 22

Long before the modern concrete bridge for vehicle traffic crossed the river from Route 58 into South Boston, or even before a railroad bridge crossed the Dan River at the site of the town, there was a ferry.  Boyd’s Ferry and also Irwin’s Ferry, four miles westward, took passengers, wagons and cargo across on a regular basis.