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Sept '08 Contents

Sept '08 Cover


Farmers Markets Build Community
Buy Local & Eat Better

Once Upon a Bookworm
By Gert Slabach

Around Downtown South Boston
By Jerry Van Eimeren & Sara Davis



South Winds
(Man plans, God laughs)

On The Funside
("Special deer insurance")
By Amy Hanek

Born and Bred
(Worthy to Discover Southside)
By Michael Ray

Ask Bubba - Advice
Back to Skool Special


Editor's Page
(Here We Grow Again)

Letters to the Editor

V & B Comics (NEW)

Festivals & Events

Past Issues

Past Issues are available from June 2008 through the current issue.
Select the desired issue from the drop-down box below.



4th Annual "Walk For Hope"

Saturday, September 13, 2008

  On Saturday, September 13th the Halifax County Cancer Association will hold the 4th Annual "Walk for Hope"

  The walk will be held at Constitution Square in Historic Downtown South Boston

  If you are walking, registration begins at 3pm along with music by Harold Young & Friends.

  BBQ plates by Blue Flame BBQ, Homemade Stew by Spainhour, Hot Dogs, Homemade deserts, popcorn & Snow cones will be available for the community to enjoy, and support this wonderful cause.

  Ceremony starts at 4pm with the Walk starting at 4:30pm.

  Silent Auction...Live Auction 6:30pm

  Music by Three Nails

  End the evening with a special Luminary Ceremony

  For more information please call 434-572-2714


  The Halifax County Cancer Association is an Independent, non-profit Organization committed to fighting cancer with year round programs of service and education.
  The HCCA is saving lives, easing pain and suffering, and eliminating a large part of the financial strain felt from the effects from "cancer" and offering HOPE to those battling this disease.












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