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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.

Halifax Saturday Night Jam Series continues

The sunny summer days are beginning to shorten, and students are back in school. But that doesn’t mean the good times have to end just yet. 

Halifax County Chamber of Commerce goes mobile

Approximately 600,000 tourists who make their way to Halifax County each year now have a new tool to show them around town. 

DAR, historical society host art lecture at The Prizery with Lee Sandstead

Berryman Green Chapter NSDAR in conjunction with The Halifax County Historical Society will meet on Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. at The Prizery with Lee Sandstead presenting a lecture on “Realizing the Revolution — Art from and about the American Revolution.”  The lecture is open to the public.

Nearing 100, South Boston woman still full of energy

A hundred years of memories, some good, some bad, but “life has been amazing.”

Halifax Regional Health System awards scholarships

Halifax Regional Health System has announced that 52 individuals have been awarded scholarships through Project PRIME (Public Rally for Individual Medical Education), the organization’s scholarship endowment fund. Recipients were all smiles as each individual was recognized and congratulated during the Project PRIME awards dinner in July.

Business expo to be held Sept. 26

Participants can register by Sept. 17 and pay $40 to attend the second annual Southern Virginia Business Expo hosted by Longwood University Small Business Development Center. This price includes continental breakfast, catered lunch, a full day of networking, motivational speakers and numerous exhibitors.

Red Clay Ramblers coming to Prizery on Sept. 6

Get ready to put on your dancing shoes and head out to The Prizery to experience The Red Clay Ramblers live in concert Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m.

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Spare Times Grill, South Boston … The Mulligans Aug. 29; DJ Billy Kille Aug. 31.