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Celebration honors Martin Luther King Jr.

The Halifax County Business and Professional Council sponsored its annual birthday celebration for Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday at First Baptist Church on Ferry Street in South Boston.  Participating in the celebration are (front row from left) guest speakers Dr. Patricia Crews and Samuel Chambers; South Boston Town Manager Ted Daniel, recipient of the council’s Community Service Award; and guest speaker Lamont Logan; (second row from left) Halifax County Business and Professional Council officer Helen Leigh; Dwight Scott, who introduced the guest speakers; and council officers Linda Owen and Mattie Cowan; (third row from left) council officers Sharon Medley, Gara Chandler and Stanley Jeffress; (back row from left) council officers Leland Luck and the Rev. Kevin Chandler.