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Celebrating Easter at sunrise

Numerous churches across Halifax County will be hosting Easter Sunrise Services on Sunday morning to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection. Many will begin as early as 6 a.m.

Groups appeal for town funding

Of those appearing before Council, Jewell Medley of the United Way made a first-ever request from her agency for funds. Whereas the UW for years was supported by donations from…

Local Visitor Center garners honor from state association

The South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center has received the “Visitor Center of the Year” award given annually by the Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB).

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SBS to race under the lights

The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.

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King Day celebration

South Boston News
The Halifax County Business and Professional Council hosted the annual Dr. Martin Luther King celebration yesterday afternoon at First Baptist Church of Ferry Street. From left, first row, Dr. Patricia Crews, honoree Ted Daniel, and guest speakers, Samuel Chambers and Lamont Logan. Second row, Helen Leigh, Dwight Scott, master of ceremony, Linda Owen and Mattie Cowan. Third row, Sharon Medley, Gara Chandler, Stanley Jeffress. Fourth row, Lealand Luck and Kevin Chandler. Daniel, South Boston town manager, was honored by the Council for his work to revitalize the Church Hill community and the Washington-Coleman Civic Center. Special music was provided by the Halifax County High School Choir under the Rev. Andre Williamson.
SoVaNow.com / January 20, 2014

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