The YMCA of South Boston and Halifax County recently wrapped up its first outdoors soccer season in decades and an indoor soccer season is getting ready to start after the first of the year. Kristen Zerbato, executive director at the YMCA, said previously there were close to 80 kids ages 3-1…

At Bethel Baptist Church on Sunday, the Rev. Kevin Moen read from Psalm 100 that says, “Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.”

If you lost your job to COVID-19, your local community college has you covered. Thanks to the newly announced Re-Employing Virginians (REV) grants, you could attend a short-term training program, or take an entire semester of classes, at Danville Community College without having to pay tuition and fees.


This week, President Trump will take a break from brooding over his election loss to pardon two turkeys. Every one of us has that same awesome power to pardon an innocent, sentient bird by choosing a plant-based roast for our Thanksgiving dinner.


Hilda Barksdale Martin was born on Oct. 29, 1927 to Charles and Susie Barksdale. She was the last surviving sibling from a family of five, preceded in death by her loving sisters, Bertha Landr…

Mr. Douglas Jackson of Scottsburg died Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, at the age of 85. 

Mrs. Mary Evelyn Womack of South Boston died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at the age of 85.

Mrs. Shirley W. Sreves of Alton passed away on Nov. 20, 2020 at the age of 70.

Mr. Thomas Yuille Hundley of Halifax passed away on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital.