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Halifax supervisors offer backing for backwoods STEM camp

California CEO outlines plans to buy, convert Camp Staunton Meadows

Halifax trustees get early look at 2017 budget

With much uncertain, board ponders needs, areas to cut

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107 teachers awarded Mini-Grants for projects

107 teachers with Halifax County Public Schools received 65 Teacher Mini-Grants totaling some $15,000 on Tuesday afternoon. The grants, presented at the annual Teacher Mini-Grant Reception, ranged in size from $50 to $400.

HRHS to merge with Sentara

South Boston News
David Bernd, CEO of Sentara Healthcare, speaks at Friday’s announcement of the merger of Halifax Regional Health System with Sentara. With him are Dave White, HRHS board of directors chairman. HRHS CEO Chris Lumsden and Dr. James Priest, HRHS medical association president.
Halifax Regional Health System (HRHS) has chosen Sentara Healthcare, based in Norfolk, as its merger partner in a deal that is expected to close next spring, pending regulatory approval.

HIGH SCHOOL MEMORIES

South Boston News
Lloyd Dixon (Class of 1953) and Shirley Pool (1943) pore over C.H. Friend High School memorabilia at the reunion Saturday night for all high school classes of the red-brick South Boston school, which opened in the spring of 1939. The high school in 1953 merged with eight other all-white schools (in the era before racial integration) to form the new “consolidated” high school.

60 jobs in jeopardy at Kurz-Kasch plant

Employees get bad news from executives at Ohio-based firm

WAY BACK WHEN: Halifax’s Pender Store, link to an early century retail giant

South Boston News
The Halifax County Historical Society is having its “Antiques and Heirlooms Auction” on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 5 p.m. The proceeds will be used to help fund the publishing of an architectural history of the county. Pender’s Store in Halifax. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center, Electric Service, Peddler’s Market Exchange Store, and Triangle Florist. Cost is $25 per person which includes cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets should be purchased by Nov. 1 since only a few will be available at the door for $30.
An item of interest at the Halifax County Historical Society’s “Antiques and Heirlooms Auction” on Saturday, Nov. 3 is a Pender’s Wagon donated by Sam and Kay Lewis. Where was Penders? Why the name Pender?

More pushback on Halifax County trustees’ LORP decision

Two speakers question reasons for cancellation

Today is deadline to register for November ballot

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