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Flag Day

Friday was Flag Day. The American national flag has come through an eventful course of changes over the years. The U.S. Flag as we know it has been around since July 4, 1960 following the inclusion of Hawaii in the United States of America. 

‘Summer of Stories’

The American Red Cross is launching the “Summer of Stories” campaign to share the personal impact blood and platelet donors can have on a patient in need and to help ensure a sufficient blood supply is available in the months ahead.

The word is out

Word of what Halifax County leaders are doing to attract new business and industry to the Southside region is spreading.

Pomp and circumstance

This Saturday at 9 a.m., it’ll be graduation time at Halifax County High School again. 

‘Rambling round’

We received several telephone calls from folks this week who have received letters from a pro-uranium group that are making it simple for residents here to show their support for establishing a regulatory process for mining uranium.

It’s not too late to thank a teacher

We take them for granted all the time.

Stamp Out Hunger

Here’s an invitation to help fight in the war on hunger this Saturday when area letter carriers wage the 21st annual Stamp Out Hunger campaign — the nation’s largest annual single-day food drive.

Grits 101

Our Extension Agent friend Bill McCaleb this week shared the following informative piece on Grits. A check online shows GRITS 101 was posted by Thomas Dzomba on the Gluten Free/Casein Free Living website.

Earth Day coming to Halifax

The good folks in the Town of Halifax are hosting their annual Earth Day Extravaganza Saturday, April 20, at the Halifax Farmers Market site on South Main Street beginning at 10 a.m. and running until 4 p.m.