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Yoga: From student to teacher

Have you wondered what it would be like to take a yoga class?  Do you drive long distances to attend yoga classes?  Ever heard of Halifax Yoga?   

CMA experience: Up close and personal

Did you watch the CMT music awards from the comfort of your couch this year?

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Ray and Audrie July 25; Mama’s Black Sheep July 27.

Halifax County native finds success in music industry

At an early age, Halifax County native Stacey Lamont Sydnor found his love for music, and that love has led him toward success in the music industry.

Additional dulcimer building class set

Due to the success of the “Build a Stick Dulcimer” class that took place on June 27 - 29 at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center, The College for Life Long Learning will host an additional dulcimer class on Aug. 1-3.

Music event coming to Halifax Public Library

The Halifax Public Library System will host Rhythms ‘Round the World, a musical event for kids, on Monday at 6 p.m. 

Dan River Basin Association to paddle on upper Dan

The Dan River Basin Association will paddle on the upper Dan River in Kibler Valley near the Blue Ridge Parkway for its Aug. 4 First Saturday Outing. Meeting at 10 a.m. at 3127 Kibler Valley Road, participants will put in and take out on private property with the owners' permission.

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative chairman retires

Robert W. (Bobby) Conner has retired from the board of directors of Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative (MEC) where he represented MEC members in Halifax County for 30 years and has held the position of board chairman for the past seven years. 

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening

• Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Spencer Key July 20.

Cruise giveaway part of this year’s Cantaloupe Festival

One lucky person attending the annual Virginia Cantaloupe Festival will win tickets for a cruise to the Bahamas.