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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.

‘Antiques and Heirlooms Auction’ set Nov. 3

The Halifax County Historical Society is having its “Antiques and Heirlooms Auction” on Saturday, Nov. 3, beginning at 5 p.m.

Majestic costuming: 'The Marvelous Wonderettes' opens this week

Often it’s the little details that make a moment special.  Something small and insignificant can have a major impact on any number of occasions … but in the case of theatrical productions one of the aspects that can take a show from mediocre to majestic is the costuming.

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THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Ray Martin and Audrie Meadows Oct. 10; 5th Gear Oct. 12.