Melody Davis and Kathy Long attended Ruritan National Summer Leadership Conference held in Roanoke at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center. While they were there, they learned about new programs to improve
America’s communities and revitalize the organization. The conference was sponsor…

South Boston Speedway, in partnership with The NASCAR Foundation, raised funds to provide Speedy Bears and get-well cards to pediatric patients at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital as part of the fifth annual Speedy Bear Brigade powered by Kaulig Giving.

Two Southside students — Mitzi Huff of Java and Emily Solorzano of Buffalo Junction — have been named to the summer president’s list at Southern New Hampshire University.

Sept. 16: Betty Carlton F. Devin, O.S. Collins, Mrs. J.B. Caldwell, Linda S. Lane, Lawrence Petty, Richard Ragans, Joan C. Sadler, George Henry Phillips Jr., Don Bebber, A.S. Pennell, Bernard T. Wilkerson, Mrs. Terry FousheeSept. 17: Karen Hardy, Kent Mills, Guy Guill, Sheila Conner, Charles…

I’m loving this cool weather. I think fall is my favorite time of the year because there’s lots of good food to enjoy. I hope you enjoy these this week. 

Sinai Elementary School Principal Francine Davis accepts donations from Dale Miller and Brad Miller. School officials extended thanks to Old School Car Club, T.J.M. Community Center, Brad Miller Community Educating Others, Southside Buffalo Soldiers and B&B Towing for a donation of book …

Halifax County Rescue Squad has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS GOLD Plus Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures to treat patients who suffer severe heart attacks.    

The J.T.-Minnie Maude Charitable Trust reminds non-traditional students of the trust’s next deadline date of Oct. 1 for the submission of scholarship applications.  

Aug. 26: Kenneth L. Hardy, Larry Wilborn, Marvin I. Davis, Linda S. Spangler, Lisa Rena Clark, Robert Lee Thornton, S.N. Waller, Floyd H. Saunders, Philip Mealer, Carlton Bowen, David C. Palmer, Sam Cole Barnes, Sally Russell, Wallice Edmunds, Kathy Humphries, John Robert Brandon Sr.Aug. 27:…

The board of trustees of the Danville-based J.T.- Minnie Maude Charitable Trust announced in October 2007 and formed through the generosity of James T. Emerson recently announced that $1.14 million has been awarded in scholarships to 409 students for the 2021-22 academic school year. 

The board of directors for Southside Behavioral Health, formerly known as Southside Community Services Board, will be meeting in open session at noon on the fourth Tuesday of the month via Zoom meeting/teleconference or in-person. 

Mr. Winston Wingfield Harrell and Dr. Whitney Minter Harrell of South Boston are pleased to announce the birth of their twin daughters Caroline Frances Harrell and Joanna Meredith Harrell. The twins made a surprise arrival six weeks early and were born at Duke University Hospital on Aug. 12,…

Aug. 19: Frederick W. Wilkerson, Calvin Heath, Susan Dale Clay, Bobbie Satterfield, Kathy Ballou, Robert C. Franck, Melissa Ozmec, Wendie Humphries, Lorene East, Sylvia C. Seamons, Charlie Ferrell Jr., Samuel EdmundsAug. 20: Ronnie Crabtree, W. Cecil Wazeka, Sally K. Walton, C.L. Puryear, Sa…

The Halifax County/South Boston NAACP recently presented the Roger J. Ford Scholarships to the following Halifax County High School 2021 graduates:

Col. Michael L. Brooks, a native of Halifax County, son of Marjorie T. Brooks of Long Island and the late Leonard L. Brooks, was passed the transfer of total responsibility, authority, and accountability of MCB Quantico on July 16.