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A funny thing happened when I moved down here. I learned that a buttercup isn’t that weed that you stick under someone’s chin to see if they like butter, but a daffodil.

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.

The weather is getting warmer. I love the summer, but things may be a little different this year. Spend time at home a lot — might or might not be good. Buy enjoy what ever you do.

Halifax County High School senior Aaliyah Paige has faced her fair share of adversity in her life, but she is using those situations to help give back to her peers and help provide important information to her classmates.

As we all sit in this stressful, worrisome and unprecedented time of the COVID-19 pandemic and Gov. Ralph Northam’s stay-at-home order, we find ourselves wondering what to do with our time.

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.

May 14: Carl Hunter Russell III, John Randy Hunt, Porter W. Thrift, Anne Marie Slayton, Dewey Anderson, Steven Keith Good, Rodney Ferguson, Charlotte Marilyn Sibley, Sterling C. Ingram, Charles Ingram 

A blood drive sponsored by Faulkner Memorial Lodge No. 91 and the South Boston Volunteer Fire Company will be held Saturday, May 23, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fire Support Center.

This year, National Kids to Parks Day is going digital, and Virginia State Parks has organized a full day of engaging, educational and interpretive programming that will air from its Facebook page on Saturday.

The SoBo Brew Fest scheduled for Saturday, June 20 at Constitution Square in Downtown South Boston has been canceled.

Clyde D. Morgan graduated from George Mason University on May 1 with a master’s degree in education with a certificate in special education autism spectrum behavior disorder with a 3.8 GPA.                                       

Cheryl D. Blow graduated from George Mason University on May 1 with a master’s degree in education with a certificate in special education autism spectrum behavior disorder with a GPA of 3.9.

Here we are in the middle of isolation therapy maintaining that respectable 6-foot distance between individuals.

In the past month, 24 AmeriCorps members have served hundreds of families, children and seniors across Danville, Pittsylvania County and South Boston during the COVID-19 public health crisis, and they continue to do so. This service-based group has provided a natural conduit for support of e…

The Halifax County/South Boston NAACP King & Queen Pageant is making changes to the contest in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

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.