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Library to hold book sale event in October

With a flock of kids in the library, their answers to questions show excitement and enthusiasm for reading. 

Museum display bringing back memories of Main Street School

School has begun, and older folks have fond memories of when they attended school, especially elementary school. 

Actors bring personal touch

If you’ve seen “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”  before, you won’t recognize the Clarksville Community Players production as the same show. The script may be the same, but Tennessee Williams’ characters run so deep that each actor brings a personal experience to each role.

Animal nutrition specialist to talk at Goats Galore

Dr. Jeannette Moore, professor and undergraduate teaching coordinator, Department of Animal Science, North Carolina State University, will be a featured speaker at Goats Galore Field Day Saturday at the Halifax County Ag Center. 

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Halifax Farmers Market … Saturday Night Jams with The Hot Damn! Band Sept. 15, 6-10 p.m. $5 admission, kids 12 and under free.

C. H. Friend High School opens first time in 59 years for reunion

Yes it is true. For the first time in 59 years and maybe the last time, former C. H. Friend High School students will have an opportunity to see the school just as they left it.

Dominion Foundation awards grant to SVHEC

The Dominion Foundation has awarded the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center a $45,000 grant for workforce development. The Dominion Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources (NYSE:D), of which Dominion Virginia Power is a subsidiary.

Founder of Base-X becomes new owner of Lindstrand USA

Bea Maurer, founder of Base-X, has purchased Lindstrand USA, becoming the majority shareholder, and making the Virginia-based company a woman-owned, small business, situated in South Boston, a HubZone area.   

Walk a ‘total success’

Over 800 people came out to the fairgrounds Saturday to support the Halifax County Cancer Association’s efforts to help those battling cancer in the community. 

Business born out of love for collecting, shopping

After working several years in the antique business, Cathy McCargo decided to put her love for collecting and the hunt for shopping into her new endeavor, Hearth and Home, the Finishing Touch.