The Frances J. Mitchell Walk for Hope, formally the Senior Exercise Group Walk for Hope, has been set for Saturday, Aug. 1 at 7 a.m. at the Halifax County High School bus parking lot. 

Do you have something fresh to say in Halifax County? Have you been looking for the platform to say it?

The weather is getting warmer. I love the summer, but things may be a little different this year. Spend time at home a lot — might or might not be good. Buy enjoy what ever you do.

May 14: Carl Hunter Russell III, John Randy Hunt, Porter W. Thrift, Anne Marie Slayton, Dewey Anderson, Steven Keith Good, Rodney Ferguson, Charlotte Marilyn Sibley, Sterling C. Ingram, Charles Ingram 

Clyde D. Morgan graduated from George Mason University on May 1 with a master’s degree in education with a certificate in special education autism spectrum behavior disorder with a 3.8 GPA.                                       

Cheryl D. Blow graduated from George Mason University on May 1 with a master’s degree in education with a certificate in special education autism spectrum behavior disorder with a GPA of 3.9.

Here we are in the middle of isolation therapy maintaining that respectable 6-foot distance between individuals.

In the past month, 24 AmeriCorps members have served hundreds of families, children and seniors across Danville, Pittsylvania County and South Boston during the COVID-19 public health crisis, and they continue to do so. This service-based group has provided a natural conduit for support of e…

Danville Community College alumna Whitney Harrell, née Minter, recently earned a doctoral degree, following her graduation from DCC’s first registered nursing class in 2011.

I enjoyed my first time going to church services in a parking lot. They did a great service Sunday morning and the singing was pretty. This week I’m going do one my aunt gave me years ago. 

April 15: Kenneth Lacks, Mrs. Earl Collie, Maynard L. Dawson, Aylene Jennings, Mrs. J.M. East, Eleanor Ford, Edwin Conner, Warner Scott Lewis, Brandy S. Layne, Jennifer Wade  

The Southside Master Gardener Association plant sale, previously scheduled for May 2 at the Halifax Extension Office grounds, will not be go on as scheduled.

The NAACP regular meeting for Tuesday at Banister Hill Baptist Church has been canceled. Also, the NAACP executive board meeting on April 27 at the South Boston Library is canceled.

A community forum was held on Sept. 21 at the Vaughan Armory in South Boston to discuss possible programs to assist area youth.

The Halifax Woman’s Club was fortunate to meet in February and March with no adverse weather or national problems stopping their interesting program offerings.

Mr. and Mrs. Bert Martin of Clover announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Emily Anne Martin, of Columbia, South Carolina, to Dr. Garner Paul Cochran of Rome, Georgia. Dr. Cochran is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Cochran of San Antonio, Texas.

I’m going to do some with a St. Patrick’s Day theme. I have fixed this many times, and it is soo good.