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Rising Dan River shuts down U.S. 501 through Riverdale

Halifax County ‘dodged a bullet’ with storm

Light flooding, downed trees and power outages reported as Southside copes with heavy rainfall

Halifax County supes mull funding for fire departments, trail, road work

Tonight’s session will begin at 6:30 in the second floor meeting room of the Bethune Complex.


Bruised Comets seek turnaround

Halifax County High School varsity football can still enjoy a positive season, but the Comets will need a turnaround effort at Martinsville Friday.





Halifax > Halifax Education

Halifax County schools post gains with on-time graduation rate

The on-time graduation rate for Halifax County students has risen over a five-year period but still lags behind the state average, according to data released Tuesday by the Virginia Department of Education.

Schools require ID to check out students

Security at Halifax County elementary schools boosted with $28,745 grant

Halifax County schools lose funding for GEDs, summer school

During Monday’s monthly meeting of school trustees, Director of Secondary Education Frosty Owens advised that Halifax County received word in late August that it would not be among the 41 state schools to receive the 21st Century funding from the state that it has gotten over the past two years.

Homcoming king, queen crowned

South Boston News
Halifax County High School principal Michael Lewis, left, crowns senior Denisha Leigh and and Kelonte Gutrich as this year’s Homecoming King and Queen at the Comet football game Friday against Person County. Looking on are assistant principals Kevin Davis and Martha Chandler. (David Conner II photo)

Halifax students talk education policy with the Governor

South Boston News
Halifax County middle and high school students met with Gov Terry McAuliffe Thursday to discuss education. High school students who took part in the event were Jayla Lovelace-Jeffress, Jarrett Messick, Travis Thompson, Zachariah McBride, Allison Epps, Keona Davis, Tanner Bennett, Virginia Hughes and Heather Griles. Middle school participants were Mary McLaughlin, Minjune Kim and Amaya Mitchell. (David Conner II photo)
Gov. Terry McAuliffe visited Halifax County Middle School on Thursday for the fourth in a series of education roundtables around Virginia, inviting students to offer their ideas on what state government should do to improve the quality of education.

McAuliffe to lead education discussion at HCMS Thursday

South Boston News
Terry McCauliffe
Gov. Terry McAuliffe will visit South Boston on Thursday for an education roundtable at Halifax County Middle School with panelists consisting of students from the middle school and Halifax County High School.

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