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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.

Halifax County to experience ‘Renaissance’

A “U. S. Renaissance in Advanced Manufacturing” is happening in Halifax County next month.

Dinner Theatre coming Sept. 13-15

Halifax County Little Theatre and Caffe Peroni’s Italian Dinner Theatre will run for three days on Sept. 13, 14, and 15, and only 40 seats are available each night. 

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening


North Halifax VFD Annual Marathon … Sept. 8, 10:45 a.m.-8 p.m. Music throughout the day including Bluegrass Five 11 a.m., Ashley Powell 12 p.m., The Good Time Band 12:15 p.m., Jonathan Anderson 1:15 p.m., Kyle Martin & The Halifax Hillbillies 1:30 p.m., Dana Hunt 2:30 p.m. Heather Davis 2:45 p.m. The Gospel Gals 3 p.m., Angela Arrington 4 p.m., Combined Choirs from Second Buffalo Baptist Church 4:30 p.m., Cecil Hazelwood 5 p.m., Matt Boswell and the Hillbilly Blues Band 6 p.m.

Spanish goats right at home in Vernon Hill

With the growing popularity of meat goats in Halifax County, one producer in the Vernon Hill area is adding a new breed to her farm, a breed known for its hardiness, ease of kidding and natural resistance to parasites.

Walk for Hope features first ever Race for a Cure 5K

Get ready to put on those walking/running shoes and head down to the fairgrounds to raise money for those battling cancer in the area.