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Elf the Musical Jr. prepares for November opening

Virginia’s ‘All Lovers’ campaign has local touch

New director takes reins at community services board

Engelhorn sets goal of broadening treatment options, improving public awareness of area’s leading provider of behavorial health services


A win not out of reach for Comets






Delegate shares hoax news, causes social media uproar

South Boston News
Del. James Edmunds and his Facebook post
"Perhaps I should make the comment there that it’s not real but that it certainly sparked a lot of interesting dialogue," said Del. James Edmunds after sharing a story on his Facebook page from a fake news site about Monday's presidential debate.

Thunderstorms and hail wreak damage in area

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Heavy thunderstorms struck the Southside region starting late Wednesday afternoon and continuing into the night, causing scattered damages as trees toppled over and hailstones pelted homes and autos.

Hallowed Ground

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Top, Members of Boy Scout Troop 497 wielded rakes, weed twimmers and hatchets Saturday as they cleaned up the Diamond Hill cemetery located on the Berry Hill property. Above, Jeremiah Finke was tasked with being the grub master for Saturday’s clean-up of the historic old Diamond Hill Cemetery.
Diamond Hill cemetery, burial site of slaves, lifted out from under weeds

Halifax County sheds workers, but jobless rate steady

Unemployment stays at 6.3 percent in August, but job numbers fall

South Boston Police host Council tour, spell out spending needs

Elf the Musical Jr. prepares for November opening

South Boston News
The cast of Little Theatre’s “Elf the Musical, Jr., sports their red and green in preparation for the upcoming holiday season. The show opens mid-November and runs for two weeks at The Prizery. Based on the beloved movie with Will Ferrell, Halifax County’s own Evan Snead will become Buddy the Elf to delight audiences. Tickets are currently on sale at The Prizery, or season memberships can be purchased through our season brochure, available at The Prizery or both public libraries.

Virginia’s ‘All Lovers’ campaign has local touch

South Boston News
Virginia Tourism Corporation’s new LGBT marketing effort was launched at the annual Pride Festival in Richmond last Saturday. Halifax County’s Wirt Confroy, director of business development for VTC, and Val Guffy, director of consumer and partner Services with VTC, celebrated with Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe.

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