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Nonie Burch Clarke celebrated her 103rd birthday Friday. Clarke has seven children, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She is a native of Crystal Hill and enjoys singing, sewing and spending time with family. She is known in the surrounding region for her “green thumb” as her g…

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The play “The Four Freshmen,” written and directed by Patricia Crews, centers around the historical incident of four college freshmen from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical College, (known today as A&T University) who planned a non-violent sit-in on Feb. 1, 1960, to defy the Jim …

Jenna Voss, a 9-year-old who attends C.H. Friend School, poses with her favorite sow, Tag 1000. Jenna’s parents are John and Mary Voss of South Boston. Her grandparents are Robert and Mary Ann Voss of Yukon, Oklahoma, and Garland and Carolyn Scott of Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

The Festival of Music and Praise will be presented at 4 p.m. Sunday at Clarksville Presbyterian Church amid a dedication of new state-of-the-art digital Allen GX350 Organ which was installed in July.

Doesn’t everybody have a grandson who sends his grandmother recipes of good foods he likes? Yes, he wants me to fix them, and you know me, I do my best. I love this boy Jonathan. So here is the one I am going to fix for him.

Sept. 29: Isiah Satterfield Jr., Allen Lewis, Irvin Thomas Jennings Jr., Lonnie W. Brooks Jr., Matthew Conner, Carroll Bradley, Teresa Wilborn, Douglas M. Roark, L.R. Powell, T. Kent Covington Sr., Judy Rudder, Lindy Jones, Brenda C. Siffert, Violet Anderson Lester, Essie Layton, James C. Di…

The annual Back the Blue 5K kicked off the festivities downtown for Saturday’s South Boston Harvest Festival. The female winners were Lauren Ashley, first; Joni Card, second; and Betty Rose, third. The male winners were Brennan Hunt, first; Daniel McDonald, second; and Zach Duplantier, third.

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Chase Padgett is a musician, storyteller and comedian who will bring his one-man show, “6 Guitars,” to The Prizery’s Chastain Theater on at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1.

Children ages 12-17 are invited to complete a six-part etiquette class at the TJM Center in Cluster Springs.

At the September NAACP meeting, President Barbara C. Brown received a Certificate of Gold Life Membership Plaque and Priscilla Perry received a Silver Life Membership Plaque. The plaque reads: “As a life member of the National Association of the Advancement of Colored People, testifying fore…

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Rhonda Williams (also known as Tommy Williams from the Halifax County High School class of 66) will be honored Sept. 29 by her alma mater, Virginia Commonwealth University, as one of the university’s brightest alumni stars.

Rose & Garden Club President-Elect Juanita Johnson and her membership were welcomed by SOVA Innovation Hub community manager Mallory Lawter on Monday into its training space.

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Woodrow Woody, The Gazette-Virginian’s pressroom supervisor, has released a new Gospel CD “Lord I’m Depending On You.”

QUESTION: I have home-schooled my seventh-grade daughter on and off through elementary school. This school year, I began home schooling her, but she’s now telling me she wants to go to “real” school again because she wants to be with other kids her age. She’s very social and has lots of frie…

The Halifax County Public School System is conducting “Child Find” to locate children ages 2 through 21 who may need early intervention services or other special education programs.