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Same sex marriage ruling has little impact locally

‘Anything Goes’ sets sail at The Prizery

From New York to London in South Boston as locals join new musical

Architecture shapes Halifax County legacy


Scottsburg Minors earn trip to state tournament






Former Halifax girl dies of burns in Gretna fire

Starlett Dawn Goodson, the 17-year-old Gretna High School senior with ties to Halifax County, has died as a result of burns sustained in a house fire in Gretna on November 8. She died Tuesday.

South Boston Council to weigh General Assembly session issues

South Boston Town Council meets tonight at 7 p.m. at its chambers on Yancey Street.

Parsons-Bruce to close South Boston art gallery

Storefront will close its doors on Main Street on Dec. 17, return to core mission of classes, education, cultural experiences; New tenant expected to announce soon for its space Downtown

Steinway Project reaches goal; selects piano

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Top, committee members who went to New York City to select the piano include, Mike Rowe, Frances Harrell, Mickey Thomas, Lucia Malon, Dr. Marie Ketchersid, Karen Schopen, Jim Luedtke, Diane Thomas, and Nancy and Victoria Rowe. Above, just before the trip to New York, members of The Steinway Committee gathered to thank ABB employees for their help in securing a $15,000 gift to the Steinway Fund from the ABB Foundation. The generous gift helped advance the fund toward its goal which was reached shortly afterward. From left, committee member Lucia Malon, ABB employees John Fulton and David Smith, Jim Luedtke, who made the Steinway display in the photo, and committee members Mike Rowe, Jayne Elliott, and Mickey Thomas.
Contributions to the Steinway Fund spiked this past fall following a generous gift from the ABB Foundation which put the fund at approximately 80 percent of its goal. Various members of the professional community then stepped in to bring it over the top. Once the funds were in hand, the committee planned a trip to Steinway & Sons in New York City to purchase the piano.

REPORTS: Shooting at Virginia Tech

Update: Same gun in both deaths

Halifax County supervisors unload old Virgilina Elementary for $25,000

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Last spring, weeds and grass were overtaking the old Virgilina Elementary School, which the school board closed in 2003. Halifax County Supervisors this week agreed to sell the property for $25,000. The new owners want to turn it into a single-family residence.
New owner wants to make school building into home

Alton Yule parade is Saturday

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