Chrystal Rene Moore, Mark Richard Altendorf to wed

Tim and Caryl Moore of Halifax, Virginia announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Chrystal Rene’ to Mark Richard Altendorf, son of Lorraine Tibert of Hillsboro, N.D., and Richard C. Altendorf of Northwood, N.D. The bride-elect’s maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. E.T. Francis of South Boston, and the late Nancy West Francis, formally of Danville. Her paternal grandparents are […]

HCCA Pageant of Hope applicants sought

Plain and Simple for May 23, 2013

I spent some time re-reading The Catcher in the Rye the other weekend. My granddaughter, Anna, who just turned thirteen, grabbed it up and got interested in it. I had not touched it for well over thirty years and so I decided it might be a good idea to re-acquaint myself with this somewhat controversial book.

NR Church Notices for May 23, 2013

COUNTY LINE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Altar prayer 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., praise 11:00 a.m.; praise dancers rehearsal May 24 at 6:00 p.m.; scholarship applications are available; prayer and Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Pastor, Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard BLUE WING GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m.; prayer/Bible study each Wednesday 6:00 p.m.; male chorus […]

Bible Study by Dena Stevens for May 23, 2013

Ezek. 28:23 “For I will send into her pestilence, and blood into her streets; and the wounded shall be judged in the midst of her by the sword upon her on every side” (this is the final conflict, and this sword is the Sword of the Lord, His Truth); “and they shall know that I am the Lord”. They will […]

Kids Kollege just around the corner

Kids Kollege is just around the corner! We hope you have signed up for the fun and exciting classes offered by Parsons-Bruce Art Association from July 8-22. Join us for enrichment activities in art, crafts, drama, and science.

Season ends for HCHS girls soccer

The season has ended for the Halifax County High School varsity girls soccer team.

Halifax County softball ready for regionals

The Halifax County High School varsity softball team has a week off after earning every major distinction in the final Western Valley District run, and the Comets also won’t know their first round Northwest Regional opponent until Friday.

Comets look to new district after disappointing season

Comet varsity baseball had a disappointing season, but local fans should certainly appreciate these players.

SBS brings hot racing action back

South Boston Speedway will honor military personnel and serve up some of the hottest racing action in the region Saturday night, May 25 with the running of the Bojangles NASCAR Late Model 150.