Nowadays we hear a lot about honeybees, but did you know there are many other bees in your backyard that survive with minimal help from humans? We all know honeybees are at risk from mites, increased pesticide use and lack of available pollen.

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.

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.

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 public is invited to a night of laughter, good fun and supporting a cause near to the heart’s of many in Halifax County when Halifax County Cancer Association hosts the 6th annual Womanless Beauty Pageant at 7 p.m. Saturday at Halifax County High School.

A benefit barbecue for Penny Carey will be held beginning at noon on Saturday at Living Waters Church of God, 3059 Clover Road, Randolph.

Halifax County Beekeepers will meet at 7 p.m. Friday in the Sentara Hospital Leggett Auditorium. 

QUESTION: We homeschooled our son through the sixth grade. This past fall, per his wishes, we sent him to a public school for the seventh grade. Last week, he was attacked by the class bully. This other child pushed our son to the ground, called him vile names and threatened him with further…

Members of Misunderstood bowl at the World of Sports. “Misunderstood would like to thank every staff member who encountered our group as well as the management of the World of Sports for extreme hospitality and care during our visit,” said Anthony Womack of Misunderstood. He said Misundersto…