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Halifax County native receives honor

SVHEC reading bench to be dedicated in memory of Hank Bruining

The public is invited to attend the dedication of a reading bench, honoring the late Hank Bruining on Friday, at 3 p.m. at the SVHEC Innovation Center, outside the Welding…

Alton woman is third highway fatality this year in Halifax


Lady Comets rout Tunstall 15-1





Red Bank News for March 26, 2017

Looking back, looking forward

South Boston News
Mary Fran Lewis sits in front of her painting “Sunrise in Lake Country”, currently on display at The Galleria in downtown Clarksville.
Mary Fran Lewis at 93 years might be at what some consider the twilight of her life. But you would never arrive at that possibility once you talk with her. Her spunk and optimism, and…

Clarksville Lady Buggs meet at ‘The Farm’

The Clarksville “Lady Buggs,” a chapter of the Red Hat Society, met at CornerStone Farm Bed and Breakfast in Red Oak for a recent outing that included a goat milking demonstration, a lite-fare lunch, and…

Red Bank News for April 29, 2010

The Last Supper

South Boston News
Members of the Halifax United Methodist church, as well as local community members, participated in The Last Supper, each "disciple" giving his personal soliloquy. Shown above are Eric Arthur (Andrew the Bringer), Mike Lyndley (John the Beloved), Delbert Lester (Simon Peter), Rev. Randy Williams (Matthew), Cory Lyndley (Jesus), Bob Lewis (Thaddeus), Don Bagwell (Judas) with Ronnie Guthrie behind him (Thomas the twin), John Riddle (James the Lesser) with Josh Reeves (Simon the zealot) behind him, Billy Bass (Nathaniel) , with Tom Carter (Phillip) and Bruce Gentry (James the brother of John) in front. Seth Epperson and Phil Hollis gave readings. The church choir provided musical interludes.

Halifax UMC bell dedicated

South Boston News
South Boston News

HALIFAX UNITED METHODIST CHURCH BELL DEDICATION - Members of the Halifax UMC dedicated their church‚s bell (cast in the early 1800‚s) and its newly installed clapper on April 18. Left, Douglas W. Powell, church historian, explains the history and mystery of the church bell. When his in-laws, Sam and Helena Cox, joined the church in 1999, they became fascinated with the bell and its then poor tone, and Mr. Cox began a tradition of leading the children up to the balcony to ring it each Sunday. Upon the death of Mrs. Cox in January 2008, memorial gifts were placed in a fund to "fix" whatever was wrong with the bell. Above is Mr. Sam surrounded by his great-grandchildren, and other children of the church, ringing the newly refurbished church bell.

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