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Benefit planned for Halifax County cancer victim

An all too common story we hear in these times is that another member of the community has been stricken with cancer.

Veteran actors bring villains to life in Prizery production

Sure, the princess and her handsome prince are the central focus, but no production of “Cinderella” can really succeed without the right women playing opposite the happy couple. 

Traveling farmer ventures to Jordan

My route to the Middle East took me from the farm to Amman via Chicago.  

Goat association members to attend Halifax Farmers Market grand opening

Want to learn more about goats and goat farming in Halifax County?  Then attend the Halifax Farmers Market Grand Opening on June 23 from 8 a.m. to noon.  

Third Thursdays event brings music, movies to downtown SoBo

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he first Third Thursday event of the year will be held on Thursday, June 21, in “The Green” next to Carter Bank and Trust and across from Bistro 1888 in downtown South Boston starting at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free to a family evening of entertainment and fun.

Car wash to raise money for dog with tumor

For the past 10 years, Oak Level resident Renie Burch has been rescuing dogs. It all started when she took her bird dog, Bandit Hooligan, to the vet, and she ran away. 

Wanna build a stick dulcimer? Well, here’s your chance

A unique class, “Build Your Own Stick Dulcimer,” will be taught June 27-29 at the College for Life Long Learning. 

‘Happily Ever After’ a reality for Summer Theatre celebration stars

 

When the email arrived in the early morning hours of a late spring day, Jocelyn Lonquist’s response was exactly what you would expect from a fairy tale princess.

Student receives art scholarship to N.Y. institute

Halifax County High School graduate Miya Wright of South Boston placed first in the high school graduate category earning a $1,000 scholarship to The Art Institute of New York City.

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.