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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.

Spooky Scottsburg home comes alive all in the name of fun

After months of dormancy, an old house in Scottsburg has once again started showing signs of “life.”  Strange lights, stranger sounds and shadows have been moving in preparation for its awakening this weekend as once again the Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Department presents the Scottsburg House of Horror for the 2012 season.

1862 Civil War exhibit comes to life at museum

A little girl holds on to her dad as his wife and son watch him enlist to go away to war.

New Dollar General brings growth potential to town

The new Dollar General located at the corner of Highway 360 and L. P. Bailey Memorial Highway in the Town of Halifax will host its grand opening and ribbon cutting Saturday at 10 a.m. 

SoBo company manufactures audio visual dome bound for Florida

After nearly eight weeks of manufacturing, Lindstrand USA inflated its first audio visual (AV) dome Tuesday at its plant on Parker Road in South Boston before the dome is sent to Orlando, Fla., for use in a laser show event for the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions to be held in November. 

Singer featured at Saturday’s Octoberfest

Kirsten Wellons is one of the local talents who will perform at Molliver Vineyard Saturday, Oct. 20, from 1-7 p.m. for the Halifax County Humane Society’s Octoberfest fundraising event.