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Couple adopts one dog, ends up with 14

David Martin and Tracy Quackenbush Martin call themselves animal lovers, but the Crystal Hill couple went beyond the call of duty recently becoming “grandparents” to 13 puppies, courtesy of a “dumpster dog” they named Penny. 

Couple adopts one dog, ends up with 14

David Martin and Tracy Quackenbush Martin call themselves animal lovers, but the Crystal Hill couple went beyond the call of duty recently becoming “grandparents” to 13 puppies, courtesy of a “dumpster dog” they named Penny. 

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

• VFW Post 8243, Halifax … Dance with DJs Barry and June Fisher Aug. 24, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No one under 21 admitted. For more info, call Joe Carr at 222-5101 or 476-5099 or Tom Anderson at 222-7959 or 349-3880.

New artists featured at Destination Gallery/Global Friends Center

The associates of the Global Friends Center and Destination Gallery in South Boston will host a “global friends” summer celebration with wine, punch and hors d’oeuvres on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. 

South Boston resident completes Patagonia expedition

Matthew “Matt” Morris, 21, of South Boston, recently completed an 80-day expedition traveling in Patagonia with the National Outdoor Leadership School based in Lander, Wyo. 

Wilson Memorial Ruritan Club holds Car-Bike-Truck Show

Wilson Memorial Ruritan Club held its annual Car-Bike-Truck Show fundraiser Saturday at the club house in Vernon Hill.

Virginia Polymer Coalition begins

The Virginia Polymer Coalition has begun, with its inaugural networking meeting last week at the Institute. 

Danville art exhibit features SoBo father, sons

Father/sons artists Philip, Curt and Wyatt Ramsey will hold an exhibit at the Danvillian Gallery in Danville during the month of September.  Their work will remain on exhibit and available for purchase throughout the month.

Halifax historical society plans auction of antiques

The Halifax County Historical Society is planning an “Heirlooms and Antiques Auction” on Saturday, Nov. 3.

Center offers digital art, design classes

Fall Semester 2012 will begin at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center Aug. 22 with a host of offerings in Digital Art & Design (DA&D) and Product Design & Development (PD&D) -- the two academic tracks of the Business of Art and Design program.