The Southside Master Gardeners hosted their annual Second Saturday hypertufa workshop when more than 20 participants of all ages enjoyed being able to make their own hypertufa planter. Staunton River Battlefield State Park also hosted their Second Saturday Radical Reptiles and Fantastic Frog…

Kathy Anthony, a certified Bob Ross instructor, will present an art class from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Halifax County-South Boston Museum of Fine Arts and History.

Four interns recently received Southside Master Gardeners status. After completing the Master Gardener course an individual must complete 50 hours of volunteer time. For more information about the Southside Master Gardener Association visit their website www.ssmga.org or call 434-476-2147, o…

L.I.F.E., a group organized by Taquan Logan devoted to giving back to the community, is looking for 15 children interested in visiting the Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, July 30.

July 4: Don Giegerich, Aylor Bane, Henry L. Blackstock, Shirley Whitt, Jerry Dodd, Tap Arendale, Butch Wyatt, W. Albert Smith, Elizabeth Guthrie, Bryn Propst 

Southside Community Services Board (SSCSB) held its fourth annual Art Show and Gallery featuring the creativity of the individuals served throughout Halifax, Brunswick and Mecklenburg counties.

The Fry, Jordan and Wilson/Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation Veteran of the Month for June is Dickie Fallen.

The Southside Master Gardeners will hold a make and take hypertufa workshop at the Halifax Farmers Market from 8 to 11 a.m. on July 13. Cost for the workshop is $5 to cover all the supplies and materials needed, but it can get messy, so old clothes are suggested.

The public is invited to learn more about Medicaid benefits and the Medicaid application process at Berry Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center from 2 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9.

Veteran service officer Rita Chandler from the Department of Virginia will be at the American Legion Post 99 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday. Assistance will be provided in filling out veteran’s claims paperwork for military veterans and their family members.

June 20: James Thomas Hill, Edward Chaney, Carroll Thackston, Vicki Lynn Fisher, Libby Hazelwood, Barbara Ann Seamster, Kristin L. Hite, Carolyn Childress, Lillian Rickmond

The planters that line Main Street in the historic town of Halifax benefit businesses, residents and visitors making all feel welcome. With the “Sponsor a Planter” program, this year the town of Halifax was able to continue the Banister River Garden Club’s beautification project in which its…

The Banister River Garden Club reaped the benefits of the past rainy weather when members took a road trip to Deb’s Day Lilies in Randolph.  A drive through the countryside landed the group in one of the most tranquil settings imaginable -- a field full of blooming daylilies in a beautifully…

Halifax County High School 2019 graduate Caroline Laughorn has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Benchmark Community Bank. Jennifer Throckmorton, assistant vice president/branch manager for the South Boston location, made the presentation during the school’s recent senior awards program.

June 13: Edna Fisher, Cecil Francisco, Barkley L. Fisher, Daisy Long Satterfield, James R. Reaves, Derek Cabaniss, Virginia Satterfield, Lewis Phillip Crews III, Octavia Oliver

Kelsey Thomas of South Boston has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg.