TODAY

  • COMMITTEE MEETING: The Special Education Advisory Committee for Halifax County Public Schools will hold its next meeting on at 5:30 p.m. today. The meeting will be held virtually.  To participate, email Martha Brizendine at mbrizendine@halifax.k12.va.us for information.  The public is invited to attend.

THURSDAY

  • HALIFAX REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEETING: The Halifax Republican Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday Factory St. Brewing Company, 210 Factory St., South Boston.  

SUNDAY

  • CLOVER TREE OF LIGHTS: Bulbs may be purchased in honor or in memory for $5 per name from any member of Clover UMC by Sunday. Tree lighting ceremony will be held Nov. 28, at 5:30 p.m. at Clover UMC. For details, call Carol’s Beauty and Barber Shop at 454-4300 or Becky Moorefield at 454-6231. Sponsored by Clover United Methodist Women.
  • 5 STAND FUN SHOOT: The Halifax County Gun Club will host a 5 Stand Fun Shoot starting at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The event is open to all gauges. There will be 50 targets. The entry fee is $20 with $8 returned. All 410 shooters also will be entered in the 410 Challenge. Scores won’t be kept. Three names (by luck of the draw) will shoot-off for event prices and the 410 Challenge. Lunch of chicken chili is included. The shooting starts at 10:30 a.m. and the last squad should be out by 4 p.m. Anyone who shoots the 10 gauge will shoot for free. 

NOV. 24

  • WELLNESS CHECK-IN: A “Friends of Jordan Ross Wellness Check-in” will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 24, at the TJM Community Center basketball court from 1 to 4 p.m. There will be food, games and speakers discussing safe driving and the grief process. There will be counselors and pastors available for support. All are encouraged to wear Jordan memorial T-shirts, Comet or Jordan gear and come ready to play. This is an outside event, so also bring a lawn chair. For questions or donations, contact Ulisa Ross at (434) 572-7076. The address for the TJM Center is 1011 Huell Matthews Highway, South Boston. 

DEC. 8

  • THE HALIFAX COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS: The teachers will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 8, at Roma’s for their annual holiday meeting. Please bring a holiday item or two to be auctioned for the scholarship fund. 

ONGOING

  • HALIFAX COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY OPENS RESEARCH LIBRARY: The society’s research library is now open every Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Patrons may park behind the house located at 110 Mountain Road, Halifax, and enter from the back door or walk around to the front door. For questions, call 434-579-0083 or email bdbass@cstone.net
  • FREE FOOD: Serving Hope Food Pantry will have a USDA Distribution the second Monday of every month, from noon until 3 p.m. The pantry is located at 1011 South of Dan School Road in Cluster Springs. For more information, call Tri-County Community Action Agency at 434-404-3455.
  • SEEKING CLASSMATES: The Halifax County Senior High School class of 1972 is seeking classmates to participate in its 50th class reunion to be held in June 2022.  Send email and/or mailing address to James J. Davis at drjjdavis5454@gmail.com or mail to 1803 Albert Court, Bowie, MD 20721.
  • FOOD AND CLOTHING: The Good Samaritan, located at 1145 Tobacco Road, Nathalie, offers free food and clothing Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until noon. No appointment is necessary. Clients must show an ID and may visit The Good Samaritan once a month. Clothing is available in all sizes for men, women, children and infants. Shoes, belts and purses are available, as well. Included in the food giveaway are prepackaged bags of canned meats and vegetables, grains, fruits and powdered milk.
  • SOUTH BOSTON ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS: South Boston Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are all in-person. Monday night at 7 p.m. (AA literature/book study.) Closed meeting at Trinity Episcopal Church, 515 Yancey St., South Boston – Wednesday and Friday at noon. Open meeting – anyone can attend. First Presbyterian Church, 800 North Main Street, South Boston – Thursday night at 8 p.m. – same church as the noon meetings. Any questions, call the district hotline 434-799-4111. 
  • HALIFAX ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS: Halifax Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are in person and online at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 197 Mountain Road, Halifax. Masking and social distancing guidelines are honored. Meeting times are Saturdays (Hybrid) at noon (AA Literature/Book Study) and Sundays Zoom only (Women’s Discussion) at 7 p.m. Effective August 1, 2021. 7:30 a.m. online meetings are held Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings. These open meetings can be attended via phone or using the Zoom platform. For access to in-person and online meetings, call the district hotline 434 799 4111 or email to HalifaxWeCovery@gmail.com.

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