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Local Visitor Center garners honor from state association

The South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center has received the “Visitor Center of the Year” award given annually by the Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB).

Fire halted at edge of data center

Leaf-burning spirals out of control; person responsible may be liable for damage after violating 4 p.m. ban

Chase City beefs up ordinance for derelict buildings

The ordinance defines a dilapidated building as any residential, rental or commercial structure that could contribute to the spread of disease or injury, creates a fire hazard, is liable to…

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Halifax > Halifax County Little Theatre

Beehive Pancake Breakfast Saturday

South Boston News
Diva Carolyn Dunn beautifies Diva Tasha Dyer before pictures for Little Theatre’s BEEHIVE:  The 60’s Rock Musical.  This Saturday between 8-10 a.m., Little Theatre is sponsoring a pancake breakfast at Applebee’s to benefit the Beehive production.  The Beehive cast will be helping at the breakfast this weekend, so you can meet the divas, dancers, and do-wops in person.  The show runs April 25 to May 4 at The Prizery.
Halifax County Little Theatre will sponsor a Pancake Breakfast at Applebee’s this Saturday, April 5, from 8-10 a.m. The proceeds from the breakfast will help with expenses for their upcoming musical, BEEHIVE: The 60’s Rock Musical, which opens April 25.

Workers by day; Divas by night

South Boston News
Trying to get the feel of their Diva status are the women of “BEEHIVE:  The 60’s Rock Musical.” Little Theatre’s spring musical opens on April 25, and patrons are encouraged to purchase their tickets early by calling The Prizery at 572-8339.  Rehearsing are Vecentia Williams, Kelly Worley, Carolyn Dunn, Victoria Palmer, Cecil Hazelwood, Tasha Dyer, Ashley White, and Sharron Garrett. 
Everyone has heard of Clark Kent, a “mild-mannered reporter by day for a great metropolitan newspaper” who can turn into Superman in a moment’s notice. But there are women amongst our community who are also living a double life. Who are they, and how does a BEEHIVE fit into their lives?

Cinderella comes alive on HCHS stage

South Boston News
The curtain rises Friday at 7:30 p.m. for the Halifax County High School Theatre Department’s comedic version of the classic fairy tale Cinderella.  The show will continue Saturday at 10 a.m. and then again at 7:30 p.m.  All tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door.  In lead roles are Mackenzie Gibson, Carly Hoskins, Jessica Hinds, Emily Slayton, and Jason Fitts.  Bring your children or just yourself for the magic that is Cinderella. 

Caladh Nua brings Gaelic sounds to Prizery Saturday

The band has performed for American Public Radio, the BBC, and RTE. Featuring a vast repertoire of haunting songs and evocative Irish tunes,

Cinderella’s special friends

South Boston News
Ready to protect Cinderella from her evil step-mother are Cinderella’s animal friends.  Playing the cat and dog in her kitchen world are, kneeling, Kaitlynn Hinds and Alyssa Wilmouth, and portraying her mice friends are Sara Noblin, Ade’Tate, and RaeAnn Inman.  The show runs March 14 and 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium, along with a Saturday showing at 10 a.m.  All tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door.
There are a lot of reasons that “Cinderella” is the world’s most told story. It is the ultimate tale of the “rags to riches” girl and finding out that love really does conquers all. One aspect of this modern version of the story features sensitive animals that help Cinderella cope with her bad situation and sometimes help with her transformation.

Gaelic musicians, Caladh Nua, play at Prizery Mar. 8

Every sport ever covered in HCLT’s winter comedy

“This show is absolutely hilarious and filled with all kinds of humor, from slap stick to witty quips to subtle humor; this play has it all,” said director Mike Freshour.

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