Peyton Sellers, six-time South Boston Speedway Track Champion, is the “local ringer” for the 2022 SRX race. Photo courtesy of Joe Chandler – South Boston Speedway.

South Boston Speedway: Short Track with Big Events

SOUTH BOSTON- Just off Route 360 in South Boston sits one of the landmarks that make Halifax County unique. While not Daytona or Talladega, South Boston Speedway is our own little slice of asphalt wonderland. This is a grassroots track, a four-tenths mile raceway with 12-degree turns that has entertained locals as well as regional …

A Love for Food & Family Shapes Viny’s Restaurant

SOUTH BOSTON, VA- Throughout life, I have met unique individuals. Viny Sarnataro in South Boston is one of those. He enthusiastically joined the community at the age of 16 after moving from Naples, Italy and has lived here for over 25 years. During this time, he has established multiple successful eateries like Viny’s Restaurant. He …

Red Robin

Winter season of no snow,Bare limbs and surviving willowed leaves,Brisk air in opening doors,Burning sun through frosted glass,Smoking chimneys swirl above,A red robin perched nearby,Scanning the earth for its next home,Picking up debris after windy nights. From the frosted window we see,Stopping to praise God for His creation,Her playing with the motioning chime,Pausing for a …

Stepping Back in Time with Abbott’s

HALIFAX, VA- The logo says it all:  Abbott Farm, Garden, and Gun. What could be more American than that? Located at 445 South Main Street in Halifax, Va., it is a must-stop for any visitor passing through, or the rare resident who has never been. This type of store, once known as a “mercantile,” is …

Saying “I Do” with A Little Help

Most weddings and special events take months to years of preparation. To suffer an abrupt stop in those preparations is both shocking and devastating for the wedding planner, vendors, the bride and groom, and their friends and families. This leaves everyone asking, “So, what now? Where do we go from here? What are our next …

Halifax County Strawberry Festival

Strawberry season is right around the corner! Something new is coming in May.Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:00 A.M – 4:00 P.M.First ever Strawberry Festival in Halifax, VA at the Farmer’s Market! Hello, Virginia. This is Viny from Halifax.  Another successful, community/family event is going to take place in the small town of Halifax.  The festival …