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Halifax church group travels to Uruguay

Ever since she was a little girl, Jennifer Ellington of Scottsburg has always wanted to do mission work. This past April she got her chance.

WoodLINKS students lighting up competition

Three Halifax County High School students in the WoodLINKS dual enrollment program at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) have been selected to compete in the WoodLINKS USA/International Woodworking Fair (IWF) competition this August. Students in the SVHEC WoodLINKS program have had consecutive entries to this national competition. 

South Boston Farmers Market hosts grand opening Saturday

The Town of South Boston will host the grand opening for its  Farmers Market Saturday beginning at 7:30 a.m. in downtown South Boston.

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Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Mama’s Black Sheep June 8.

'Velda’ gets finishing touches ahead of debut

 “Velda: Girl Detective” is Artist and writer Ron Miller’s original creation, with several comic books, radio shows and even some short films under her stylish 50's belt.

Halifax student spends a semester in Scotland

Climbing the 3,553-foot tall mountain Schiehallion while dressed as Sherlock Holmes was not part of the plan when William & Mary junior and South Boston native Graham Bryant studied abroad in Scotland as an exchange student at the University of St. Andrews, but it proved to be just one of many adventures he had along the way. 

Washington power broker at art guild Sunday

Washington power broker Janet McElligott, one of the world’s leading experts on Africa, the Middle East and China, will speak Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Convergence Art Guild  located at 99 Main St. in Halifax.

Registration opens for workforce forum at SVHEC

Registration is now open for the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s Workforce Forward Forum 2012. The Forum is scheduled for Sept. 20 at The Prizery in South Boston.

Where Velda goes, boys sure to follow

In the musical “Chicago,” the heroine Roxie Hart decides that the way to success is to “get me a whole bunch of boys.”  

Annual Summer Reading Program to kick off Saturday at SoBo library

The Halifax County South Boston Public Library System will be kicking off its annual Summer Reading program Saturday at the South Boston Public Library at 9:30 a.m.