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The Online Magazine FOR and ABOUT Southside Virginia

12/13/2018

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Articles
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Butterfly Promise
(The Promise of a Butterfly and Spring)
By Gert Slabach

SoVa Baseball
(As American as...)
By Maria Scinto

The Real South
By Diana Nolan

Parsley in Your Herb Garden
Submitted by the Southside Virginia Herb Society

Vegetable Vertical Garden
(Stake it Up!)
By William H. McCaleb

Relay For Life 2011 Events
(Southern VA & Northern NC)

Southside Master Gardener Graduates
(Class of 2011)

 

Columns

Editor's Page
(Cooking Some SPAM)

Southside Gardener
(Monthly Tips & "To Do List")
By William H. McCaleb

South Winds
(The Secret to Inner Peace)
By FCOIT

Ask Bubba - Advice
(Parody)
The Bubba Squad

 

Departments

Festivals & Events

May-Aug Events

Relay For Life 2011 Events

Farm & Ag Info

Farmers Markets Listing (FMs in or near SSVA)

Press Releases

Scholarship available to area seniors
(SVHS Offers $500 Scholarship)

Halifax County Junior 4-H Camp
(Sign-ups are Underway!)

LGSA Offers Camp with International Talent to Local Youth
(Soccer Camp Info)

 

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Butterfly Promise

  Sometimes life, like winter, gives us something hard and cold. In these times it is difficult to remember there is always something to be learned. There is always a spring and an emergence of something new; in the seasons, in our lives and in our hearts.
  Read along as Gert Slabach tells a story about the Promise of a Butterfly and Spring in Butterfly Promise >>>

By Gert Slabach

 

SoVa Baseball

   Play Ball!
  Baseball season is here, but when one thinks of Baseball, Southern Virginia may not be the first region that comes to mind. Maybe it should be. Did you know that Southside Virginia is home to several MLB affiliate teams and some great ballparks? A long-time baseball fan, Maria Scinto says she can get her MLB fix right here in Virginia. Check out her list of great teams, great parks and good eats, in SoVa Baseball >>>

By Maria Scinto

 

The Real South

  As a semi-reformed New Englander, who has lived in five of the original thirteen colonies, Diana Noland has a unique perspective on what makes Virginia the "Real" South. Enjoy a light-hearted look at living in The Real South >>>

By Diana Nolan

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Relay For Life 2011 Relay For Life 2011 Events

   Relay Events in Southside Virginia & Northern North Carolina

   What is Relay For Life?

   Relay For Life is the American Cancer Society’s signature activity. It offers everyone in a community an opportunity to participate in the fight against cancer.
View "Relay For Live Event Listings" >>

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Parsley in your herb garden

  According to the Southside Virginia Herb Society, parsley is a must for your herb garden.
  For some helpful information on this versatile herb and a great recipe, check out the Herb of the Month for Southside Virginia.
  Read Parsley in your herb garden >>>

Submitted by the Southside Virginia Herb Society.

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Vegetable Vertical Garden

Do you want to increase your size of the garden, but don’t have much room? How about going up! Yes you can go vertical in a horizontal gardening world.
  Learn More in Vegetable Vertical Garden >>>

  By William H. McCaleb
  Virginia Cooperative Extension

 


Regular Columns




 

 

  Southwinds (The Secret to Inner Peace)

   If you can develop these few simple traits, you may find inner peace in a hectic world. Learn The Secret to Inner Peace in  this month's Southwinds. >>>
By FCOIT


  Southside Gardener

  By William H. McCaleb

  Spring is finally here and there is plenty to do in the garden. Spring is time for some clean up and preparing your gardens for planting.
  The Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Southside Master Gardeners give us some suggestions on ways to get ready for summer gardening.
  Here are this month's garden tips and To-Do's for Southside Virginia.
  Check out the Southside Gardener. >>>

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  Ask Bubba - The Bubba Squad

  When Bubba gets letters on computer issues, he is all set to respond like the Help Desk from, ahh, umm well, some third world country WE have never heard of.. If you have ever heard of the original “High-Tech Redneck” …   sadly enough, Bubba ain’t it. But don’t take our word for it, see for yourself in this month's edition of Ask Bubba >>>

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