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71-year-old Virgilina woman dies in wreck

Edmunds announces re-election bid

Kids Kollege returns this summer


Comets slip past Tunstall




New Prizery Plus memberships offered

Prizery founds professional summer stock theatre

The Prizery arts center has established a resident Professional Summer Theatre Company that will stage three vibrant musicals in June and July starring professional actors, singers, dancers and support staff from around the region. “Dames at Sea,” “The All Night Strut” and “Annie” will run live in The Prizery’s Chastain Theatre for multiple performances.

Grammy-nominated jazz violinist Regina Carter at Prizery on Friday

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Grammy-nominated jazz violinist Regina Carter and her quintet play at The Prizery on Friday night. A free reception follows. Carter is promoting her sixth album, set for release in May. Tickets are $29 for adults, $27 for college students and senior citizens and $15 for youth. Call The Prizery at (434) 572-8339 or see Big discounts are available for groups of 12 or more; call Bob Mares at The Prizery.
One of the most dynamic and technically accomplished violinists now recording will appear Friday night at The Prizery arts center. Regina Carter, who plays jazz and classical violin, is a winner of a MacArthur “Genius” Grant. Carter has shared the stage with Billy Joel and Dolly Parton and has recorded with Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige and Lauryn Hill. Oprah Winfrey’s magazine, O, and others have raved about her music.

Theatre Camp sleepover

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Philadanco rescheduled

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Carr is Poetry Out Loud champ; three headed to state finals

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Daneisha Carr, fourth from left, of Halifax County High School was the winner of the Poetry Out Loud regional competition held Thursday at The Prizery. She and two others, Julia Simon of Halifax High and Janessa Reid of Tunstall High School, will advance to the state finals March 11 in Richmond. Pictured are the participants, sponsors and teachers, from left, Elizabeth Cantile of the Virginia Commission for the Arts; Tunstall teacher Kristen Williams; Erica Muse of Halifax; winner Carr; Bryson Hairston of Tunstall, third-place Simon; Halifax teacher Becky Donner; second-place Reid, Halifax teacher Mary Eanes and state coordinator Jeanie Rule of Theatre IV. Campbell County High School cancelled its participation due to weather.
Daneisha Carr of Halifax County High School won the Poetry Out Loud regional competition held Thursday at The Prizery. She and two others, Janessa Reid of Tunstall High School, who won second place, and Julia Simon of Halifax High, who took third place, and will advance to the state finals in March in Richmond. The Virginia winner will then proceed to the final, national competition in April in Washington, D.C.

HCMS sixth graders bring alive historic crossing

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A few “Greene's Crossing of the Dan” cast members work together in an improvisational game to hone their acting skills for the play. The free public performance will be Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. at The Prizery. This event is part of the 229th Crossing of the Dan Commemoration held at The Prizery that weekend.

Prizery dance troupe performance delayed

Larnell Starkey and the Spiritual Seven at the Prizery

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Larnell Starkey and the Spiritual Seven played the Prizery Thursday evening. Opening for the gospel group was Clover native Tracy Staten Joyner. (David Conner II photo)

Lively gospel comes to Prizery


Larnell Starkey and the Spirtual Seven play lively gospel this Thursday night at The Prizery. Sample the music of the "gospel Temptations" at Opening vocalist is Tracy Staten Joyner, who grew up in Clover. A free light reception follows the show. Call 572-8339 or visit for tickets.
Tracy Staten Joyner, Clover native, opens

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