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Ever mindful

It has been three years today since Gazette-Virginian publisher Keith Shelton departed this life.

Christmas in July

It’s like 100 degrees outside, but people already have started talking about getting ready for Christmas.

Celebrating the 4th

Folks looking for fun places to go this Independence Day need look no further.

Don’t ask God to bless foolishness

As daredevil Nik Wallenda walked across a two-inch diameter steel cable rigged 1,400 feet across more than a quarter-mile deep remote section of the Grand Canyon near Little Colorado River, Arizona Sunday, he could be heard praying almost constantly.

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.