The News & Record
South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
Home   •   News   •   Sports   •   Classifieds   •   Community   •   Health   •   Entertainment   •   Obituaries   •   Opinions   •   Weather
Advertising | Contact | Register
Advanced Search
News

Gordon wins Scottsburg council seat with write-ins

Halifax County supervisors add funding to SVHEC, delay final passage of budget

One school facility for grades 6-12 proposed in Mecklenburg

Looking to minimize tax bite and leave money for operating needs, officials mull one school to replace four

Sports

Comets split with Martinsville, Dan River


Community


Opinion


A&E

News

Halifax County school board starts work on upcoming annual budget

SoVaNow.com / January 07, 2013
The Halifax County School Board will meet tonight beginning at 5 p.m. at the school’s first floor conference room for a work session on the upcoming budget.

There are no other items on the evening’s agenda, according to Robin Mahan, clerk of the board.

In December, the School Board held two public hearing sessions to solicit input from citizens about what they want to see in the school system in the coming year.

Only one group — supporters of the Motor Sports Program — turned out for the hearings, to ask that funding for the program be maintained at current levels.

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Merle Herndon noted earlier that she expects to ask the Halifax County Board of Supervisors for sufficient funding to give school teachers a raise this year — something they have not gotten for the past several years.

Tell-a-Friend | Submit a Comment

450

Comments

In the gazette this morning, school short 1.4 million and they want to request 1.8 mil from BOS. Is this lady nuts?


Sports Coverage

See complete sports coverage for Halifax and Mecklenburg counties.