The Halifax Woman’s Club started its new season at Beth Car Baptist Church with president Judy Wagner presiding, who welcomed returning and new members and the ladies of the Chastain Home.

Oct. 10: Kelly Jadya James, Joseph L. Lamberth Jr., Sam Duffer, G.D. Vaughan, Carolyn Elliott, L.T. Ferrell, Barry Ferguson, Maurine E. Ligon, Jerry Dean Wade 

Choirs from various churches will be coming together to sing for the Fight Against Cancer Choir Fest to be held at Halifax County High School on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 3 p.m.

Sheryl McWilliams MPH, RN, lifestyle medicine specialist, will be presenting natural ways to fight Type 2 diabetes on Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at South Boston Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1617 Jeffress Blvd.

Members of the Hyco Road Ruritan Club will cook a stew on Saturday that will be ready for pick up at the club house by 8 a.m. and at Gene’s Orange Market on Highway 58 in South Boston after 8 a.m. Saturday. Cost is $6 per quart.

Delegate James Edmunds was speaker for the September meeting of the South Boston/Halifax County AARP #4327.

As the weather gets cooler, the thought of a warm bowl of stew sounds appetizing. On Friday, the Union Ruritan Club will be serving up delicious stew with all proceeds being donated to the local Halifax County Cancer Association.

Nationally known and award winning quilter, mixed media artist and teacher Susan Edmonson will be guest speaker at the next meeting of the Golden Leaf Quilters Guild on Tuesday at Washington-Coleman Community Center in South Boston.

The Prizery’s Annual Gift Campaign is in full swing, and the Community Arts Center Foundation, Inc. staff and volunteers are looking to Halifax County for their generous support.

In honor of the 20th anniversary of The Prayer Garden, members of Main Street United Methodist Church recently celebrated with a worship service and luncheon. Committee members shared the “Story of the Prayer Garden” by pointing out the five areas, describing the memorials which include the …

The Fry, Jordan and Wilson/Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation Veteran of the Month for September is Julian “Butch” Glass.

The final book sale day will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, at the little red brick building located at 726 Mountain Road, Halifax, next to Halifax Lofts.

The fall PSAT registration will be held at Halifax County High School for 10th and 11th graders on Monday, Sept. 30, through Friday, Oct. 4, in the cafeteria during lunch.

Danville Community College (DCC) announced this summer the appointment of Ann Cassada to the college board.

Residents at Commonwealth Senior Living, located at 435 Hamilton Blvd. in South Boston, celebrates National Assisted Living Week from Sept. 8, to Sept. 14 featuring the theme “A Spark Of Creativity.” During the week the residents and staff were given the opportunity to be creative by partici…

SEPT. 19: Hope Keatts, Timmy Clarke, Tommy Clarke, Mary Parks, Caroline T. Fridley, J.R. Allred, Wilson Conner, Ralph Daniel, John Easley III, Thornton C. Garrard, Susan L. Green, Bob Kell, Allen Goodman, Christopher Shane Schmidt, Barry Long and Vanessa Hamlett

Melissa P. Arthur has been promoted to coordinator of the associate degree nursing program for Southside Virginia Community College. Prior to this appointment, she was a full-time faculty member in the program.

There will be something for everyone both days at the big book sale 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on two Saturdays, Sept. 21 and 28. The sale will be held at the small brick former school board building at 726 Mountain Road, Halifax, next to Halifax Lofts.

A local Mary Kay Unit has worked to fund and send over 300 tubes of Mary Kay sunscreen to the Middle East and South-Central Asia.

Sept. 12: Steven Bailey Bowen, Elizabeth Ann Hazelwood, Carol B. Owen, Thomas K. McDowell Sr., Herbert B. Pregnall Jr., Henry King, Harvie Bomar, Fredrick Powell, John D. Ford, Herbert S. Lester, Leslie Duffer, Jeremy Allen Barksdale, Renee Dunn, Andrea Brandon

The 15th Annual Walk for Hope is planned for Saturday at the Halifax County fairgrounds, and the public is urged to make plans to come out and support the cancer patients in Halifax County by raising funds to assist with gas vouchers, meals for patients as they travel outside of Halifax Coun…