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Pre-K art classes raising money for supplies

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A public-school student in last year’s Pre-K Arts Academy wields her paintbrush over extra-large paper. The program, which immerses four-year-olds in the fine arts, needs funds to replenish its consumable supplies like paint, paper and clay.
Busy little hands go through lots of consumables in a school year: white glue (almost three gallons), tissue paper (sheet upon sheet), paint (more than you can imagine), modeling clay (by the case). The Prizery Pre-K Arts Academy, the unique program for four-year-olds operated for Halifax County Public Schools, is fund-raising for its materials budget.

Virginians need to prepare for Hurricane Earl

Virginians need to prepare now for Hurricane Earl, which is forecasted to be a Category 3 or 4 hurricane as it approaches Virginia’s coast later this week.


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Top, Bright Meadows Vineyards brought fine wines to the Friday Night Jam in Halifax as Shirley and Boyd Archer worked the crowd. Middle, Vendors were out in force with strawberries, crafts and herbs as people attending the event enjoyed a variety of musical entertainment. Above, Halifax councilman Tommy Reagan enjoyed the pop corn. It was the second Friday night event of its kind for the Town of Halifax.

Trustees consider new review option by superintendents group

Halifax County School Board members on Friday afternoon weighed a new option for a school efficiency study — a low-cost route for assessing education programs and procedures that proponents pitched as an “educational services review.”

Firing into apartment leads to arrest

A 30-year-old Scottsburg man has been arrested and charged with breaking and entering, felony child endangerment and assault of a family member.

Former county man dies in auto accident

A former Halifax County resident, 50 year old Gary Wayne Beard died Friday, Aug. 27 from injuries suffered in a single vehicle accident which occurred in Franklin County.

Letters with powder sent to office, found not hazardous

Virginia State Police are investigating the receipt Wednesday of two letters by the Public Defenders Office in Halifax that contained what authorities termed a “suspicious substance.”

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