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10 active things to do this fall

Never let it be said that we live in a place where there’s nothing to do.

Fall means fair

When I was a tad younger, fall in Halifax County meant a busy October, with the fair leading off the month and one of my favorite holidays, Halloween, at month’s end.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Aug. 25

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Clover VFD fall festivities

Clover Volunteer Fire Department is holding its 24th Annual Fall Festival Saturday and in connection with the festival, the fire department also is hosting the 58th Annual Convention and Competition of the Southside Virginia Volunteer Firefighters Association.  

Hooray for fall

Count me among those who rejoice in the coming of cool, fall weather, a time where hot temperatures subside, and days become shorter but more pleasant.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Sept. 18

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National Day of Service, Remembrance

Today has been proclaimed the National Day of Service and Remembrance, a culmination of efforts originally launched in 2002 by the 9/11 nonprofit MyGoodDeed with wide support by the 9/11 community and leading national service organizations. 

Random acts of kindness

In the midst of a chaotic world, random acts of kindness can make a big difference, whether it be holding the door open for someone or just simply saying please or thank you.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Sept. 11

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Walk For Hope

Do you know anyone who has cancer? I don’t know many families who have not been touched in some way by this awful disease.