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Unique to area, lifetime farmer grows chickpeas

He hasn’t a clue how it’s going to turn out or how they’re even going to look when they’re grown, but lifetime farmer James Brown says he’s willing to try anything once.

Local consultant working with Chastain Home manager

In an effort to generate awareness and interest in the Chastain Home for Gentlewomen, the Chastain Board of Trustees has contracted with Jennifer Ellington to assist administrator and manager of the home, Dorothy Throckmorton, with marketing and public relations.

Youth with South Boston roots sets stage to rock history

Chuck Ferguson grew up in South Boston working with David McCollum for many years at the downtown shoe store.

Communication key for special needs car driver

It takes communication, understanding and a whole lot of patience to do what Sheila Henderson has been doing for more than two decades.

Employee injured when vehicle crashes into Loan Max

A Loan Max employee was injured and transported to Halifax Regional Hospital after 65-year-old Mary P. Brooks of Red Oak crashed her 1998 Ford Expedition through the front glass of the Loan Max building in Centerville Thursday afternoon. 

As hospital merger advances, it's business as usual

It’s not quite official, but the merger between Halifax Regional Health System and Sentara Healthcare is nearing completion following the signature of an affiliation agreement between the two health systems.

First half of year busiest time for buzzing little pollinators

Spring is officially here. The sun is shinning, and the flowers are beginning to bloom attracting hundreds of bees to the area.

Produce farmer benefits from bees

For local farmer Don Reese of Reese’s Farms in Scottsburg, using bee pollination services has helped tremendously with production of his crops.

Reed axed as Halifax County IDA project manager

Jeff Reed is no longer project manager for the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority.

Facility may be noisy at start-up

People living near the NOVEC Energy Production Biomass facility now under construction off Plywood Trail in South Boston may temporarily hear some loud noises coming from the plant beginning today.