Ten movies to help you through this mean election

With a worsening plague and a president who was hospitalized by the very disease he downplayed, this campaign seemed like a movie. Make that a twisted, interminable movie, like The Green Berets or The Godfather, … .

PHOTOS: Fall family fun at the markets

Saturday was a day for fall-themed family fun at both local farmers markets in Halifax County. Children donned their Halloween costumes and made their way through a “Trail of Treats” at the Downtown South Boston … .

Santa Fe musician wins national jazz award

Ethan Iverson said he couldn’t stop shaking after performing his first set with renowned jazz drummer Albert “Tootie” Heath.Though Iverson made his name on the jazz scene as a member of the band Bad Plus, … .

Get to Know: Joshua Young

Name: Joshua YoungBirthplace: Chicago, Ill.Age: 51Occupation: Chef instructor, manager of Skagit Valley College Mobile Food LabResidence: Mount VernonEducation: Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, New YorkWhat do you like about living in Skagit County? “Honestly, the … .

PHOTOS: A taste of the fair

Even though the Halifax County Fair was canceled this year, last week Halifax County residents still got a taste of the fun they usually experience at the fair every year.Instead of the Halifax County Fairgrounds, … .

COLUMN/PERSPECTIVE: A dispatch from Pond Scoggin

Terry Dickson had written a semi-humorous column on the presidential debates, then the president tested positive and, suddenly, it’s not as funny. Some would have said it wasn’t anyway, but that’s politics. We offer instead … .