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October Halifest draws hundreds

More than 500 people made their way to the Halifax Farmers Market Saturday for a day of food, fun and festivities during October Halifest.

Humor, strong values part of new ‘Snow White’ production

Most grownups when they recall their earliest childhood memories have a few stories that bring good feelings and experiences. For many those are fairy tales featuring a beautiful princess and her handsome prince. 

American National Bankshares Inc. reports earnings

American National Bankshares Inc., parent company of American National Bank and Trust Company, recently announced third quarter 2012 net income available to common shareholders of $3,639,000 compared to $4,078,000 for the third quarter of 2011, a $439,000 or 10.77 percent decrease. 

Employees participates in Planetree Annual Conference

Nine Halifax Regional Health System employees recently joined nearly 1,000 like-minded patient-centered care advocates from all over the world at the Planetree Annual Conference in Palm Desert, California. 

Seniors work on their final school production

Everyone remembers his favorite childhood stories, the ones he wanted to have retold as often as a parent would read them. At the top of many memory lists has to be “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” 

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Halifax Farmer’s Market in Town of Halifax … October Halifest Oct. 27, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Live music throughout the day by The Satterfields, Kirsten Wellon, Halifax Hillbillies and Walker Abbott.

Chickens, cattle and crops… meet a farmer who does it all

Sitting under a tobacco shed as the rain trickled down the sides of the barn, I caught a glimpse of what life looks like to one Halifax County farming family.  

IDA applying for $1.3 million grant

Halifax County Industrial Development Authority board members supported submission of a $1.3 million tobacco commission economic development application to continue rehabilitation of the former Daystrom Furniture facility now known as Green View Advanced Manufacturing Center.

Ward Burton hosts event to help veterans cope with mental, physical challenges

It’s becoming a twice-a-year tradition, Ward Burton and the Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation hosting an American Heroes event at the Cove in Halifax County.

Halifax Regional Health System celebrates Pastoral Care Week

Halifax Regional Health System joins other organizations and institutions throughout the world this week to recognize the spiritual care given to patients, families and staff through professional chaplaincy and pastoral counseling.