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The South Boston Public Library is accepting entries for the library’s upcoming “Naughty and Nice Christmas Cookie Contest.”

The Mt. Laurel Ruritan Club present Rudy Bears to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office. Ruritan clubs have been donating stuffed Rudy Bears to first responders for more than 30 years to help them comfort traumatized children.

This one would be so good with the one I am doing next week or any time. Enjoy and be sure you save it.

Delta Kappa Gamma Society’s Phi Chapter met Thursday at Main Street UMC. The culinary class served a dinner to the attendees. Also, the chapter held its annual auction fundraiser to support Phi Chapter’s scholarship fund. Phi Chapter awards scholarships each spring to deserving students in t…

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Gayle Powell, a longtime Meadville resident and entrepreneur, supports the scholarship fund of the Rose & Garden Club from her kitchen.

The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center and The Community Colleges Office recently co-hosted two “Learn to Play Chess” lessons for students, staff, partners, and community members.

Landscape for Life is based on sustainable landscape practices. Think of it as a mini-Master Gardener training.

The youth chapter of the South Boston/Halifax County NAACP recently donated treat bags to the students at South Boston Early Learning Center. Priscilla Price, coordinator, accepts the donation from Deelynn Leigh, youth president.

I love any of the chess pies. My mother used to make these all the time and they were so good. 

QUESTION: My just-turned 4-year-old repeats things he has heard or has said before. For example, even though my brother’s family moved away nearly two years ago, whenever we drive by their old house he will say, “There’s Uncle Frank’s house!” He also asks questions when he knows the answers.…

The Virginia Cooperative Extension Southside Master Gardeners recently conducted a fall cleanup of the pollinator garden at Staunton River Battlefield State Park. Helping are (from left) Timmy Tillotson, Pickett Craddock, Ellen Wagstaff and Linda Philbeck. Not pictured are Maryanne Austin and Sue Carr. The group invites residents to plan a visit to the park to see the pollinator garden and all the other wonders it has to offer.

Marsha Hite, board member of the Halifax County Cancer Association, was the speaker at the monthly meeting of South Boston Post D, Travelers Protective Association. Hite told of the history of the cancer association and how it had been helping cancer patients since 1957. She explained the services offered to patients and how the money raised by the association stays in the county to help Halifax County citizens. Welcoming Hite (center) are Carlyle Wimbish, vice president of the Virginia TPA Division, and Gary Newcomb, President of the South Boston TPA Post D.

Local nonprofit organizations and churches partnered to distribute apples, sweet potatoes and turnip greens among Meadville residents on Saturday at Wimbush Drive-In on Highway 57.

The Banister Baptist Association, The Dan River Baptist Association, and the Sunnyside Baptist Association came together Nov. 7 for worship, fellowship and prayer at the Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer. 

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I love quiche. They are easy to fix. I can fix them and freeze to use when in a hurry for something to eat or if I just don’t want to cook. 

Due to a conflict with the Veterans Day holiday occurring on the weekend of the second Saturday this month, the Hyco Road Ruritan Club will cook its stew on the third Saturday, Nov. 19. 

The Halifax County-South Boston Public Library System’s 2022-23 Annual Fund Drive is underway.

Students completed a six-week computer literacy class at the TJM Community Center in the Ditrius O. Medley Computer Lab on Tuesday taught by Sandra Garner Coleman.

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Not long after the conclusion of Halifax County’s Piedmont District showdown against Bassett last week, Halifax head coach Rob Senseney told his guys he knew the Bengals weren’t 22 points better than them.

The Halifax Country Club hosted the annual Halifax Country Club Ladies Club Championship Sept. 9 and Sept. 11. Kay Burton won the event to be named the Senior Club Champion. Debbie Clayton won the club championship. The Senior Champion Runner Up went to Pat Crew while the club championship w…