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Belk offers free mammograms

A total of 17 women received mammogram screenings at the BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center parked at Hupps Mill Plaza Tuesday, according to mammography-certified technologist Kacey Teeter, and Brenda Wade of Alton was one of them. 

Birds of prey part of dedication day

A sunny day, the scent of warm roses and a sip of wine — what could be better?  

Country rap artist coming to fair

Country rap artist Colt Ford will take the stage at the  Halifax County Fair grandstands on Friday, Oct. 3, at 8 p.m., according to Halifax County Fair Manager Todd Moser. 

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: The Playhouse

When my children were young, I built a treehouse around a plum tree for them.   They spent hours at the time, hidden away from the outside world by the branches.  I found some old trusses in the woods, hauled them up to the site with an ancient riding lawnmower which doubled as a tractor, and rebuilt them to fit the plans for the roof.

Richmond Symphony returns to The Prizery

The Richmond Symphony will return to the Prizery on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. to perform Mozart’s piano concerto #23 in A major with acclaimed pianist Konstantin Soukhovetski. 

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … DJ BHAMM May 23.

Health system honors Caregiver of the Year

And the winner is…Keisha Jackson. On Friday, May 16, in coordination with National Hospital Week, Jackson, was named 2014 Spirit of Planetree Caregiver of the Year. She is a nurse manager at Halifax Regional Hospital hired in 1999, and she is approaching her 15-year anniversary with Halifax Regional Health System this November.  

Carter Bank & Trust announces promotion

Worth Harris Carter, Jr., chairman of the board and president of Carter Bank & Trust, announced Karen C. Allen has been promoted to assistant vice president.

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Mirrors

Find a mirror somewhere.  That’s ok. I will wait…..

Student-constructed projects put through engineering test

Spelling aside, young “ingineers” are engaged in hands on engineering activities in the Halifax County elementary gifted program.