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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.

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.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

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.