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The National Day of Prayer will be held all across the country this Thursday. The Halifax County Prayer Event, the largest and most concerted effort in all of Virginia, will happen at 6:45 p.m. that evening, Thursday, May 1, at Halifax County High School auditorium.

Saturday’s Tractor Parade mixes old, new

Organizers of the 11th Annual Halifax County Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival have set the date for the annual Tractor Parade, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  

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Spare Times Grill, South Boston … DJ Shakespeare April 25.

Dancing, do-wops blend in ‘Beehive’

Dancer and choreographer Agnes de Mille once said, “The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie.”  

American National reports first quarter 2014 earnings

National Bankshares Inc., parent company of American National Bank and Trust Company, has announced first quarter of 2014 net income of $3,450,000 compared to $4,151,000 for the first quarter of 2013, a $701,000 or 16.9 percent decrease. 

Library outreach program in place

Two months ago Halifax County South Boston Library System personnel started brainstorming ideas for a new program, the library outreach program. 

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Missionary mentality

I was visiting my missionary son Matthew, and his missionary wife, Teresa, in Texas recently.  I was very impressed with the missionary spirit and the dedication to translating God’s word into languages, which would share the gospel of Christ with people all over the world.

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Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Bud Cole April 18.

Anniversary celebration around the corner

Wanna help celebrate a fun-filled anniversary?  Come on out and celebrate the milestone 25th anniversary of the annual Historic Noland Village Country Fair Day on Saturday, May 10, simply known as Noland Day.  

Garrett tapped Business Associate of the Year

Surrounded by his employees, Ryan Garrett, financial advisor at Edward Jones Company, was presented with the 2014 Business Associate of the Year by Virginia Cumbey, chairman of this Business Women of Halifax County sponsored event.