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South Boston council honors Buffalo Soldier on 100th birthday

South Boston Town Council on Monday night paid tribute to 100 year old Raymond Shelton

South Boston Police seek suspect

Prizery readies for fall music headliners


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PLAY HARD, PLAY WELL

The Comets made a change in the program after the Mike Roark-era did not work out. Day, meanwhile, has accomplished his goal of keeping the focus off himself in preseason…

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HRH Christmas Extravaganza Dec. 19

Mammography best method to detect breast cancer

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Scheduling a simple screening mammogram is a good way for women to play an active role in their own health. With Halifax Regional’s digital mammography machine are mammography technicians, from left, Amy Powell, Judy Ivey and Angela Moser. For more information on breast cancer and screening mammography visit the health library at http://www.hrhs.org.
Women, take note. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and a perfect opportunity to do something nice for you. If you are over 40 and have never had a screening mammogram, make yourself a promise that this time, you will really do it. Mammography screening is the best available method to detect breast cancer early.

Arc meeting Tuesday at HRH

The community is invited to the Oct. 1 meeting of the Arc of Southern Virginia, Halifax County Sub Chapter, at 6:30 p.m. in the Leggett Auditorium at Halifax Regional Hospital.

HRHS celebrates Patient-Centered Care Awareness month in October

Halifax Regional Health System is joining hospitals and health care organizations around the world this month to celebrate Planetree’s seventh annual Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month. The theme of this year’s celebration is “Compassion in Action.”

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