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Mecklenburg shuffles principals’ positions: Keeton, Carter on the move

Pauline Keeton, the current principal of Bluestone High School, is stepping down and transferring to Chase City Elementary School where she will serve as an Assistant Principal. In her place,…

Lineburg named new Halifax school superintendent

Mark Y. Lineburg, a former superintendent of schools in Winchester and Bristol City and a career educator with 26 years' experience, has been named the new Superintendent of Halifax County…

The Invaders return to South Hill to rock the town

The Invaders will return for a 50th reunion show on Saturday, June 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Centennial Park Amphitheater in South Hill. The event is free admission…

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Comets survive to play another day

Barker’s single in 11th inning sends Halifax to regional semis

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The Lineburg era begins for Halifax schools

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Newly-hired Superintendent of Schools Mark Lineburg, seated, gets ready to sign a four-year contract with the Halifax County School Board looking on: Karen Hopkins, Joe Gasperini, Kim Farson, Orey Hill , Fay Satterfield, Freddie Edmunds, Walter Potts and Monty Lowery. (SOMcL photo)
Incoming superintendent sets early goals: Boost student learning, plan for the future of HCHS, counter effects of community poverty and deliver return on investment

Graduates finish one chapter, start work on the next

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HCSH Principal Michael Lewis congratulates Valedictorian Taseya Coleman, top, and Salutatorian MacKenzie Francis, middle.

Summerfest attracts a huge crowd

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The Lake Country Shriners were a popular part of the Summerfest parade.
Parade, street festival is rousing success for Virgilina firefighters

Lineburg named new Halifax school superintendent

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Mark Y. Lineburg during his introduction Thursday at Halifax County Middle School
Mark Y. Lineburg, a former superintendent of schools in Winchester and Bristol City and a career educator with 26 years' experience, has been named the new Superintendent of Halifax County Public Schools.

Closing the gap

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The Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation, the Tobacco Commission and Microsoft celebrate the connection of 100 homes to their “white space” rural Internet project. The event took place at the Washington-Coleman Communitty Center, where a telecommunications tower has been added to the network.
Using abandoned TV ‘white space,’ high-tech partners provide free educational broadband to 100 area homes – with many more to come

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