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Covid in Halifax: Deaths continue as new variant looms overseas

New cases surface at South Boston nursing home as virus continues to spread

Harrowing experience on Black Friday

South Boston shoppers take cover as as gunfire breaks out at Durham mall

Lineburg sets departure as superintendent

HCPS chief headed to Michigan for post wih Detroit-area school district, ‘excited for the next chapter’


PV boys rout Barons in hoops opener

Dragon jump in front early, dominate contest




Health and Wellness

Healthy Living Expo rescheduled for April 26

Deserving students receive Project PRIME scholarships from HRHS

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Top, Fifty-nine of this year’s Project PRIME and tuition assistance recipients are in the field of nursing. Middle, Project PRIME and tuition assistance funds were awarded to 11 individuals for study in other critical areas including pharmacy, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, and radiology. Above, Sixteen Project PRIME and tuition assistance recipients received awards for non-clinical, health care-related study.

Halifax Regional Health System has announced that 86 individuals have been awarded scholarships through Project PRIME, the organization’s scholarship endowment fund. Recipients were all smiles as each individual was recognized and congratulated during the Project PRIME awards dinner July 29.

New physician at Volens Family Practice off to great start

South Boston News
Frank Adjei, M.D.
It’s been nearly two months since Frank Adjei, M.D. joined Volens Family Practice (VFP) in Nathalie, and he hit the ground running.

HRH’s nuclear medical department accredited

South Boston News
The Nuclear Medicine departments of Halifax Regional Hospital and Halifax Heart Center have both received accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories. Accreditation status signifies that the facilities have been reviewed by an independent agency that recognizes the laboratories’ commitment to quality. From left, first row, Ashley Ferguson, CNMT, RT, (N) and Crystal Henderson, CNMT, RT (N). Second row, Lewis Rash, radiation safety officer and technical director, nuclear medicine; Dr. Dennis Stanley, radiologist and Dr. Habib Bassil, cardiologist.
The Nuclear Medicine Department of Halifax Regional Hospital and Halifax Heart Center have both received accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories (ICANL.)

Final Sundae sale Aug. 25

South Boston News
What Would You Like? – Season’s Dream Team is holding the final Sundae Sale of the year on Wednesday, Aug. 25, in the lobby of the hospital from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. All proceeds go to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. The Dream Team has kept the Sundae Best Award for seven years and is working hard to keep it for eight years. Pictured is Ann Rice, Seasons manager. If you have any questions, please contact either Ann or Dawn Tuck at 434-572-5227.

Shelton art on display at HRH’s Bellwood Cafe

South Boston News
Giclée prints by local artist Karen Shelton are currently on display in the Bellwood Café at Halifax Regional Hospital. The prints are for sale. Unframed prints are also available in the Wishing Well Gift Shop with 30 percent of the purchase price being generously donated by the artist to the Halifax Regional Auxiliary to be used for patient-centered initiatives. The exhibit will remain through September.

Currently on display on the Wall of Art in the Bellwood Café at Halifax Regional Hospital are the works of local artist Karen Shelton.

HRHS physician’s triathlon triumph raises funds for breast cancer

South Boston News
Local gastroenterologist Dr. Suresh G. Jayatilaka competed in the Triathlon Sprint in White Lake, N.C. on Mother’s Day, May 9. Dr. J, as he is best known by patients and colleagues, used the competition as a fundraiser to support the local fight against breast cancer. He raised more than $5,800.
Mile by mile Dr. Suresh G. Jayatilaka challenged himself – and made a difference in the fight against breast cancer, right here in our community.

Travel to Wellness program begins at The Woodview

South Boston News
James Wyatt and Charles Rittenhour, participate with staff as they help kick off the Travel To Wellness program at Woodview.
Residents of The Woodview have kicked off a new Travel to Wellness program and participants have made a personal commitment toward physical and personal improvement.

Season at the Woodview family night

South Boston News
Family and friends of Season’s were recently treated to a performance by Larry Hogan. With Hogan are, Tommy Conner, Clyde Thomas, and Eulalia Thomas. Each quarter, Season’s holds a family night supper, giving the family not only the opportunity to have a meal with their family member but to socialize with the other family members as well. For this meal, everyone enjoyed hotdogs and hamburgers cooked on the grill by Pedro Zamora and Ray Harmon.

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