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PAULA I. BRYANT: Eat Vidalia onions, fund an education

Members of the Hyco Road Ruritan Club are selling Vidalia Onions to promote higher education through our Frazier Pool Memorial Scholarship Fund.

PAULA I. BRYANT: Tax day looms

The dreaded day is next Tuesday. 

PAULA I. BRYANT: Arrive alive

What happens to drivers on the weekend around here? It starts on Friday afternoons when normal, sane, otherwise careful drivers seem to lose it as they try to get to their destinations in a break-neck hurry.

PAULA BRYANT: Saturday: opening day for trails

Hopefully the last round of snow and ice is behind us, and our thoughts can turn to budding trees, colorful spring flowers, birds, bees and trails.

PAULA BRYANT: Girl Scout cookies and potholes

It’s your last chance to buy Girl Scout cookies to support local girls. Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline will be selling their cookies until March 31.

PAULA I. BRYANT: A legacy of service continues

On Thursday it will have been four years since one of Halifax County’s most faithful servants and finest citizens died from injuries received while driving along I-40 in North Carolina.

‘One Voice United In Prayer’

Plans are underway for the Halifax County/South Boston observance of the National Day of Prayer scheduled for 6:45 a.m. on Thursday, May 1, at Halifax County High School in South Boston.

PAULA BRYANT: Our heroes

OK enough. We have had our share of snow this winter, and I for one hope we’ve seen the last of it.

PAULA BRYANT: Keep the ban: Here’s why

Last week’s messy spill at Duke Energy’s retired Dan River Steam Station in Eden, N.C. spewed 82,000 tons of toxic coal ash into the Dan River strengthening opponents’ arguments of what might happen to area waterways if the moratorium on uranium mining is lifted in Virginia.