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Novel donation

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Halifax County Little Theatre donated twenty hardback copies of the 50th anniversary edition of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird to the Halifax County - South Boston Regional Library System. The books were secured by Little Theatre board member and assistant director Courtney Griffin from the Young Lawyers Conference of the Virginia State Bar. Little Theatre's dramatic production of the classic opens on Thursday, Nov. 18, and runs for two weekends at The Prizery. In conjunction with the production, Halifax County Little Theatre and the local branch of the NAACP will be hosting a forum on race relations tonight at 7 p.m. at The Prizery called Reaching Out, Coming Together. The public is invited to attend as a panel of six will discuss the racial climate in the novel as well as in our own community. Moderated by Nick Long, the forum will open the floor to questions from the audience at the end of the evening. From left, director Michael Freshour, acting director of the library system Helen Deslauriers, library workers Becky Ball, Tonya Chandler, and Ratia Kirby, and Halifax County Little Theatre president Sandy Slayton. These extra novels will ensure plenty of copies for the public to read before the production next month.

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

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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.

South Boston Council moves to buy up land

South Boston Town Council, meeting a day later than usual, on Tuesday night approved a recommendation to purchase two lots of 1.68 acres on Tabernacle Trail for $40,000. Council members also authorized Town Manager Ted Daniel to continue negotiations on an adjoining third lot. The purchase of the properties will allow the Town to expand the Memorial Gardens cemetery.

Council to meet Tuesday

South Boston Town Council will meet tomorrow night at 7 p.m. in Council Chamber on Yancey Street, a day later than usual due to the Columbus Day holiday.

CVS buys site for new store

The drug retailer pays $1.9 million for the corner lot at the Route 501-129 intersection as it moves to build a standalone store.

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