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A true tobacco man

South Boston native Roger Jackson Eggleston, a true tobacco man, was memorialized at the Kenbridge Tobacco Museum this summer following his untimely death on March 17 of this year. He was 55.

Big brother is watching you

Be careful, citizens, big brother may be watching you, and I don’t mean the big brother that may have picked on you as a child.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Wednesday, Sept. 19

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‘Presidential Campaign Overload’

“The Old Farmer’s Almanac,” I got my copy of the Southern Edition this week.

Marker to history

A Blue Star Memorial Highway marker now greets motorists as they enter the Town of South Boston from the south on U.S. 501.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Wednesday, Sept. 12

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$48 annual Halifax County trash fee explained

The Halifax County Solid Waste Disposal Authority recently was formed by the Halifax County Board of Supervisors.  This action permits the county to place the operation of the county’s solid waste transfer station and the transportation of solid waste from the transfer station to the regional landfill in Mecklenburg County under control of the authority.  

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Wednesday, Sept. 5

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Good friend Isaac

If there ever was a case for good timing, the appearance of Hurricane Isaac, or its remnants, was just that for many areas of the country.

Leaving a legacy

Halifax County lost one of its most generous benefactors last Tuesday with the passing of Eva Jean Maddox Harris who died at her home at the age of 71.