The South Boston Lions Club’s 40th Annual Christmas Fruit and Nut Sale is now underway and will continue through Nov. 8, announced Lion Winston Harrell.
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.
Local songwriter and musician David Martin of Burn The Batteau will be teaching a songwriting class at the South Boston Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 28, 29 and 30.
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.
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.
A planning meeting will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday at Peaceful Tabernacle Baptist Church. A representative from each church should be present.
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 Halifax County Historical Society’s new ornament will be available for sale at the Harvest Festival in South Boston on Saturday at its booth.
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.
Verlisha Brandon of Halifax has been accepted into the Peace Corps in Eswatini and will depart on Tuesday to begin training as a youth development volunteer.
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.
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…
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.