Comets get first win, drop Person County 14-9

David Wojtecki recorded his first varsity head coaching win at Halifax County High School, and the Comet football team has a burst of confidence after Friday’s 14-9 win over Person County High School.

Wileman explains the art of needlepoint to Halifax County DAR

Berryman Green Chapter, NSDAR, met on Thursday, Sept. 9, at the farm of Dr. Ralph Wileman. Wileman, a retired professor at the University of North Carolina, presented a program entitled Needlepoint: Old and New. Wileman shared a brief history of needlepoint during which he quoted Thomas Jefferson’s philosophy that the use of a needle was an art and skill that […]

Red Bank News for Sept. 13, 2010

(For the week Sept. 5-11) Rev. Sidney Rodriquez, interim pastor of Union Christian Church, delivered the Sunday sermon; Barbara Carnevale was organist; Lesley Cole and Amber Tuck were acolytes; Ralph Murray was greeter; altar flowers were given by Edwin Daniel in memory of loved ones. The YUM had their regular meeting Saturday at Berry Hill Nursing Home and later went […]

Clover News for Sept. 13, 2010

(For the week Sept. 5-11) Worship service at Scottsburg UMC opened with the prelude “Old Time Religion” played by Lee Snead. Call to worship was “God Will Make a Way” by the choir. Rev. Doug Sasser had welcome remarks, announcements, prayer and led the responsive reading from Psalm 139: 1-18. Hymn of praise was “Spirit of the Living God.” Rev. […]

Halifax County Historical Society kicks off membership drive

The Halifax County Historical Society is kicking off its annual membership drive for 2010-11 and invites you to become a member.

Fullers stage ‘Love Letters’ to celebrate 35th wedding anniversary

They’d already taken incredible trips. Thrown sumptuous parties. So how, Allen and Wendy Fuller wondered, might they celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary?

Memory Walk at The Woodview Oct. 2

Pull out those walking shoes and prepare to get some exercise for a good cause. Memory Walk 2010 is drawing near, and organizers and team captains are making plans. The South Boston event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Woodview. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., with walkers taking off at 10 a.m.

Registration extended, speaker added to Workforce Forward Forum at the SVHEC

The registration deadline for the Workforce Forward Forum 2011 sponsored by the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center has been extended to Sept. 17..

Woodview Shred-A-Thon, Open House, Sept. 18

Save the date! Put Saturday, Sept. 18 on your calendar. Then, plan on attending Woodview’s Shred-a-Thon and Open House.