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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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 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.

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.”

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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Members of Tri-County Community Action Agency visit multiple housing facilities in Halifax County on Tuesday, June 22. The agency’s management team partnered with Anthony Womack of Misunderstood, Tom Raab from the town of South Boston and Earl Howerton from Southside Outreach Group to assess…

Southside Behavioral Health is proud to support the communities of Halifax, Brunswick and Mecklenburg by extending operating hours at all behavioral health locations starting in July to make it easier to access needed mental health services and quality care.

The Vocational Foundation of Halifax County Public School recently awarded the D. Henry Harrison Scholarship to Steven Adkins, Andrew Hansen and Lacey Wilborn. The HVF would like to congratulate each of these students and wish them the best in their continued educational journey.

A free educational and recreational event is held in Lousia County each year about Purple Martins, and even though they were unable to hold the event last year due to COVID-19, its coming back this year.

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QUESTION: My 15-year-old daughter is slowly driving me insane! She argues with me about everything and always wants the last word. No matter how well I explain the “why?” of a decision to her, she argues. Even when I offer a compromise, she argues. It’s her way or the highway. Is there a solution?