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Tobacco Heritage Trail

Moving Forward Through History By John Theo Jr. Photos by David Solomon, Beloved Peace Photography One of the first things my family did after we moved to Halifax County was to find inexpensive ways to enjoy the outdoor beauty Southern Virginia had to offer. We explored several parks and beaches around Bugg’s Island Lake, found Edmond’s park, and stumbled upon ...

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Christmas in the Square

One Up on the Triad and the Triangle Story by Norwood Walker Christmas time arrives at the mall even before Halloween can make an appearance and don’t even think about finding any trace of Thanksgiving.  Christmas music begins to appear earlier and earlier and even the Hallmark Channel pushes Christmas movies as early as July.  It is enough to make ...

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SUMMER THEATRE: There is not a Bad Seat in the House!

Story by Norwood Walker Photographs by Dianna Allen Portrait Design Already attracting the attention of people in and beyond Halifax County, in the summer of 2010, after much preparation, sweat, fund-raising, a new program was launched: SUMMER THEATRE.  The first season consisted of the plays Dames at Sea, Annie, and All Night Strut.  Thus, Professional Summer Musical Theatre came to ...

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