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Holeman gives keynote at Tri-County banquet

South Boston News
Corey Holeman
Members of the Tri-County Community Action Agency celebrated the organization’s 44th year of operation with the annual banquet held at Halifax County High School on Friday evening. Guests were treated to remarks by a county native on how to succeed in business.

Bowers charged with break-in

South Boston Police Investigators C. L. Carswell and R. E. Redd arrested 22-year-old Elliott Vincent Bowers Jr. of Watkins Avenue in South Boston on Friday, charging him with breaking and entering into the Jiffy Store on John Randolph Boulevant in South Boston.

South Boston Christmas Parade Dec. 4

The South Boston Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, Dec. 4 at 5 p.m.

South Boston Christmas cards on sale

South Boston News
South Boston's Christmas Card Pre-Order sales are taking place now and this year's card features the Cast of Halifax County Little Theatre's production of It's a Wonderful Life as they appeared on the Grand Marshal Float in the South Boston Christmas Parade in 2007. Tamyra Vest, executive director of Destination Downtown South Boston said, "We're very excited about this year's card. Andrew J. Bohanon captured an absolute fantastic photo of this float as it continues down Main Street in the parade". Cards come in packaged in boxes of 10 and sell for $13.50 per box. The South Boston Christmas Cards are being printed now. They are limited in number and will be available for purchase at the DDSB office at 432 Main Street as well as some of the Downtown South Boston Merchants. Call 434-575-4209 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to pre-order your cards. Cash, checks, Visa, MC, and Discover Card are accepted. An $8 deposit per box is required for pre-orders.

Race relations forum planned in advance of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ production

South Boston News
REACHING OUT, COMING TOGETHER - Halifax County Little Theatre and the local branch of the NAACP will host a race relations forum for the public on Monday, Oct. 25, at 7 pm at The Prizery. Moderated by Nick Long, the panelists will discuss racial attitudes in Harper Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird as well as the state of local race relations, past and present. The public is invited to attend and pose questions for the panelists.
Halifax County Little Theatre will present the play To Kill a Mockingbird in mid-November in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the publishing of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel. Over the past fifty years, the novel has been credited with being one of the most influential books of all time, inspiring readers with its themes of justice and injustice, courage in the face of overwhelming opposition, and trying to understand other people by climbing in their skin and walking in it.

Steel Magnolia women

South Boston News
The Prizery's production of  "Steel Magnolias" opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. Evening performances continue on Oct. 15, 16, and 21, with 2 p.m. matinees on Oct. 17 and 19. In the small-town Southern beauty parlor are, seated, left to right, Emily Noblin and Betty Jones; standing are Kim Slayton White, Linda Shepperd, Keely Wheeler and Deborah Sizemore. Tickets: 572-8339 or http://www.prizery.com. The Prizery is supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts.

Halifax County clears hurdle on funds

The Virginia Tobacco Commission yesterday gave a preliminary thumbs-up to $4.17 million in funding requests by several Halifax County agencies and the Mid-Atlantic Broadband Cooperative.

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