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TMI Auto Tech, backed by tobacco grant, aims to develop the ‘Spider’, 19 new jobs

TMI Auto Tech, exclusive North American manufacturer of the Ariel Atom vehicle, has been awarded an $838,000 grant from the Virginia Tobacco Commission to develop a new sports car, the…

College Awareness Night at HCHS Tuesday

The Southern Piedmont Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) and the Halifax County High School guidance department will sponsor a College Awareness Night on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 6:30 p.m., at the…

Community mourns death of Halifax merchant, civic leader Garland Childrey


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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.”

Arc of Southern Virginia turns focus to Mecklenburg, Charotte expansion

HRHS Marketing Department receives state, national awards

Halifax Regional Health System marketing department has received one state award and three national awards, recognizing them for excellence in their advertising/marketing efforts during 2012.

Arc of Southern Virginia to focus on expansion

Your Hospital Stay debuts at HRH

Halifax Regional Hospital has launched the latest in patient-centered care initiatives. New patients now receive a personal copy of “Your Hospital Stay,” an eighteen page handbook full of information that patients and their families will find useful during their time in the hospital.

Winstead named Betty Fogle award winner

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Chrystal Winstead, medical lab technician in the laboratory at Halifax Regional Hospital, has been named the recipient of the 2013 Betty Fogle Award. The award honors a laboratory employee who exemplifies dedication to providing excellent patient care. With her are Ed Agricola, left, lab manager, and Tom Kluge, COO.
Chrystal Winstead, medical lab technician in the Halifax Regional Hospital laboratory, has been named the recipient of the 2013 Betty Fogle Award.

Learning Labyrinth’s ins and outs

Perhaps one of the least known treasures in Halifax County is the Labyrinth located in the Healing Garden at Halifax Regional Hospital.

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