Nov. 7: Karen Daley Oliver, C.W. Trimble, Larry Newbill, Cynthia Holberton, Lula Mae Stanfield, Briley James Moore, Michael Ferrell

Members of the Business Women’s Association of Halifax Count announce all vendor spaces have been filled for the 2019 Holiday Living Show on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Halifax County High School.  

Guest Speaker and writer David-Michael Harding and a new exhibit from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will both apapear at the Halifax County-South Boston Museum of Fine Arts and History in the coming weeks.

Returning to the 2019 Holiday Loving Show will be Barbara Huff with her selection of hand-painted saws, glassware, ice skates, Christmas ornaments and decor items, bowling pins and the list continues.

I hope you all had a great week. I had the pleasure to go to Jefferson Forest to watch the granddaughter and other Comet cheer girls in competition. They didn’t win, but they did great. I’m always proud of them. This week I’m going to do some I hope you enjoy. 

Nov. 1: Guy Rinker, Clyde W. Carden Jr., Justin Roller, Corley Mosley Jr. 

On a beautiful fall day on Oct, 19, the families of Robert Lynwood Lacks and Lucy Brown Hall met at the Lacks home place for a family gathering.  

Join Parsons-Bruce Art Association on Tuesday, Nov. 19, on a bus trip to the North Carolina Museum of Art to see Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism.

The Imagination Library of Halifax County will hold interest meetings at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday and at noon on Wednesday. Both meetings will be held at the South Boston Branch located at 509 Broad St. in South Boston. Interested parties are encouraged to email or call…

The Annual World Day of Prayer will be celebrated at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, at Second Baptist Church, located at 1402 Watkins Avenue in South Boston.

Oct. 24: L.W. ‘Butch’ Jones, Allison C. Wazeka, Wimpy Ledray Stanfield, Sharon Matthews, Larry C. Bomar, Rachel A. Hatcher, George H. White, Ronnie Moore, Marlo J. Owen, April Brandon, Marquita Childress 

A number of special programs are planned for the Halifax and South Boston locations of the Halifax County-South Boston Public Library System.

Basic Drawing for the Absolute Beginner will be taught at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Halifax. The class will be taught by Margaret Covington from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoons, Oct. 22, 29, Nov. 5 and 12.

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.