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Halifax supervisors tee up school borrowing of $135 million, employee pay raises

Halifax County is poised to borrow $105 million to build a new high school with an additional $25 million set aside for elementary school upgrades — the recommendation of the…

Tuck Airport gets $790,000 from infrastructure bill

$1.2 trillion package delivers $400 million for Virginia’s airports; South Boston, Mecklenburg-Brunswick airports win funding.

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Mecklenburg schools zero-tolerance policy clarified

Seeking to tamp down on misinformation, Mecklenburg County Superintendent of Schools Paul Nichols has clarified that the new zero-tolerance disciplinary policy in effect for county schools does not ban cell phones in the classroom for teaching staff.

Infrastructure bill delivers $790,000 for airport

Mecklenburg/Brunswick Regional, William M. Tuck Airport in Halifax to receive cash infusion from package

That Christmas spirit in the air

South Boston News
The South Hill Chamber of Commerce and area businesses will host the third annual Hometown Christmas celebration in downtown South Hill Friday through Sunday, beginning with a tree lighting ceremony with Mayor Dean Marion on Friday at 6 p.m. On Friday night, all day Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., the young and young at heart can enjoy ice skating (shown above from 2019), sledding in a toboggan tunnel and the Christmas Carousel at the corner of Danville Street and Mecklenburg Avenue. All events are free. The three-day celebration of winter wonderland concludes with the town’s Christmas parade Sunday at 2 p.m., with Santa and parade grand marshal Odicci Alexander.
Santa Claus is comin’ to town(s) for parades,Yule tree lightings

Greeting Santa at open house

South Boston News
Julia Slabach, daughter of Austin and Beth Slabach of South Boston, visited with Santa at Virginia Avenue Mall on Sunday as Clarksville merchants held their annual Holiday Open House. Back in full force this year, Holiday Open House drew a big throng of shoppers and visitors to downtown shops and restaurants. (Teresa Elliott photo)

Ex-hospital worker guilty of embezzlement, cash laundering

Marketing employee gets 45 days

Prison contraband scheme ends with fresh conviction

Mecklenburg schools impose zero-tolerance policy after series of disruptions

South Boston News
Responding to a series of incidents this week at Mecklenburg County high schools and middle schools, the school division has imposed a zero-tolerance discipline policy.

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