When Keith Washo and Chelsey Garrett sing about love Friday at The Prizery, you can be sure they will really mean it. They met last October in Raleigh, North Carolina, and are getting married in Greensboro, North Carolina, one year later.

Fifth grade students at Sinai Elementary School have enjoyed using various educational resources, like whiteboards and accessories, novels and measurement tools courtesy of mini-grant funding from the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation.

The Halifax County Historical Society has documented 990 individuals who served during World War I from Halifax County. It is trying to collect as much military information as possible on each one. If members of the community have records, photographs or any additional information, they are …

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Local favorite MoonShine Son will perform music ranging from classic rock to country at the outdoor First Friday show at 6 p.m. Friday at The Prizery in South Boston.

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Melissa D. Tune, daughter of Susan C. Tune and the late Robert L. Tune Jr. graduated from Georgetown University on May 23 with a Masters of Professional Studies in Public Relations and Corporate Communications. 

Thomas and Rose Marie Paulette of Halifax have been serving as camp host and volunteers for nearly 25 years at Staunton River State Park and Occoneechee State Park.

QUESTION: Our 4-year-old, an only child, is giving us fits. As a toddler, he began ignoring us. That evolved into downright refusing to do what we ask, as in, “I’m not going to” and just plain “No.” It seems like the nicer we are to him, the meaner he is to us. In addition, his tantrums when…

If you knew a tree was wreaking havoc with woods, weak wooded, sooner or later it would split and come crashing down, and flowers smelled like dead fish, wouldn’t you think twice about buying one for a landscape?  

The Southern Virginia Botanical Garden interns help to install a kiosk recently. Jon Chandler built the kiosk and David Compton helped to transport it to the gardens. The kiosk is in place ahead of two events in August at the garden. Children’s Fun At The Gardens will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Au…

The deadline for submitting items for the religion page is noon Wednesday.  Items are published as space allows. Priority is given to upcoming special events happening within one week. Email items to religion@gazettevirginian.com.

Winn’s Creek Baptist Church will host chalk artist the Rev. Dwight Haynes at 6 p.m. Sunday in the church sanctuary.

The 17th annual Walk for Hope to benefit the Halifax County Cancer Association and those battling cancer in Halifax County has kicked off its campion to raise funds for their biggest fundraiser of the year.

July 22: Sara Elizabeth Satterfield, Estelle Ranson Burton, Barbara Joan Seamster, Della Wade, Anne Lane Mitchell, Dana E. Snead, Chad Edwards, Wendy B. Outlaw, Matthew Dylan King, Daneisha Monique Brandon, Bill Ferguson, Mattie MuseJuly 23: Maude Lacks, Betty Sadler, John Eric Gravitt, Lawr…

After the past year, organizers of the South Boston Christmas Parade are so excited to be hosting events again, and have been eager to announce the theme for this year’s Christmas parade – “A Superheroes Christmas.”

Houston Wallace, store manager of the Food Lion located at 1020 Bill Tuck Highway in South Boston, was chosen among more than 1,000 other Food Lion Store Managers to be named one of five Food Lion Divisional Store Managers of the Year.

The National Wildlife Federation, America’s largest wildlife conservation and education organization, recently announced that I — Keith Ellis of K&L Acres, LLC, in Mecklenburg County — has successfully created a Certified Wildlife Habitat through its Garden for Wildlife program.

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