2009 Halifax County Public School teachers of the year recognized

Mandolin, guitar, banjo, piano music at Trinity Church on Saturday night

One man, four instruments – plus a girlfriend on vocals.
Justin Butterworth will play mandolin, guitar, banjo and piano, accompanied by Virginia Jenkins, Saturday at 7 p.m. at South Boston’s Trinity Episcopal Church. There is no charge, and all ages are welcome; the appearance is part of a monthly concert series at Trinity.

Community Calendar for Nov. 16, 2009

GED PRACTICE TEST NOV. 16 & NOV. 18 The GED Practice Test will be given at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center on Monday, November 16 and Wednesday, November 18 at 5:00 p.m. Please call 222-4432 to signup or if you have any questions. WOODMEN OF THE WORLD LODGE 136 TURKEY SUPPER NOV. 17 Woodmen of the World Lodge 136, […]

HCHS Blue Comets marching band put on a show

Morris crowned champion

A week of activities and celebration in the hub of NASCAR racing concluded Friday evening as Philip Morris was crowned national champion at the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Awards Banquet in the Embassy Suites and Concord Convention Center.

With mouth and fingers, Hamlin knocking on disaster’s door

From his talk you would think Chesterfield, native Denny Hamlin was a veteran driver with multiple championships under his belt. He isn’t and he doesn’t and he certainly lacks a potent understanding of history – NASCAR history to be exact.

Va. Tech steamrolls Maryland 36-9

Virginia Tech offensive coordinator Bryan Stinespring gets more than his fair share of criticism from Hokie Nation.

Eagles win game of inches

A few inches less and maybe Boston College quarterback Dave Shinskie doesn’t sneak into the end zone for the eventual winning touchdown.

Duke pounds UNC-Greensboro

DURHAM, N.C. – Short-handed Duke got superb contributions from its complimentary parts and drilled UNC Greensboro, 96-62, in its season opener Friday.

Bennett ball begins at U.Va.

The Tony Bennett Era of Virginia basketball got off to a successful start on Friday night, but not without a struggle.