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Flag Day is Thursday

Unbeknownst to many Americans, Flag Day will be observed Thursday, so it is an appropriate time, we believe, to share the history of Flag Day as well as flag etiquette for properly displaying the American Flag.

Congratulations Class of 2012

For students, staff and administrator at Halifax County High School, Saturday morning’s graduation of the Class of 2012 marks yet another milestone for the school and this community.

Food frenzy

Our hat’s off to a group of true citizen lawyers in the Halifax County Bar Association who recently placed third in the Central Virginia Government Division of the statewide Legal Food Frenzy.

Memorial Day tributes

We learned earlier this week former South Boston resident and brother of the late Air Force Lt. Col.  William Watkins, Barksdale Watkins, will be leading the Pledge of Allegiance at the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond. 

A family legacy

Sunday was Mother’s Day, and many area mothers spent the day being lavished with love by their families.

Stamp Out Hunger

Here’s an invitation to help fight in the war on hunger Saturday, May 12, when area letter carriers wage the 20th annual Stamp Out Hunger campaign — the nation’s largest annual single-day food drive.

An addiction

I’m addicted. During the past week in my spare time I have been drawn to a computer screen watching a pair of nesting osprey at Smith Mountain Lake State Park via a closed-circuit camera.

‘Oak Level Witch’

Many of our readers have heard the legend of Aunt Tabby, “The Oak Level Witch.” 

He’s alive

We just celebrated the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and Scottsburg freelance writer Kent Mills penned Jesus’ obituary detailing the events celebrated over Easter weekend.