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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.

In memory of Jordan


Grapplers fall in tri meet

Lack of numbers, forfeits hurt Comet wrestlers in opening match





Mecklenburg > Mecklenburg Education


South Boston News
It’s been an epic, rollercoaster week for Mecklenburg County's Odicci Alexander, who rocketed to fame in the U.S. and around the world with an unforgettable performance in the NCAA Division 1 Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City. Alexander led the James Madison Dukes to one of the biggest upsets in college sports history, a 4-3 takedown of perennial powerhouse and no. 1 ranked Oklahoma, in the first round of the WCWS on Thursday. The three-sport standout at Park View High School bullt on that the next day with a game-saving dive at home plate to catch an Oklahoma State runner trying to score on a squeeze bunt in the seventh inning of JMU’s 2-1 victory. Alexander pitched a complete game against no. 5 OSU, but the bang-bang play at the plate had everyone buzzing — earning the Top Play of the Day on ESPN’s Sportscenter. JMU later bowed out of the championship tournament with a pair of losses to Oklahoma, but Alexander sealed her place as a college sports icon. (Photo by JMU Sports Information)

Bluestone, Park View seniors graduate Saturday


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Top, School Board Chair Gavin Honeycutt and School Superintendent Paul Nichols address Chamber members at the annual Mecklenburg County Chamber Unity Lunch.Above, the future high school cafeteria.
Chamber members enjoy annual Unity Lunch at Baskerville school campus

Wilkerson, Dixon tapped to serve as new school’s principals


South Boston News
Bluestone High School held Homecoming this past Friday in the school gym. Harold Barnette and Abbie Clay were crowned as the 2020-21 Homecoming King and Queen. Nominees submitted applications to be on the homecoming court, then members of their classes voted. Members of the Homecoming Court are: Freshman Lady, Adacia Fleming, Sophomore Duchess, Taniya White, Junior Prince, Haydon Petersen, Junior Princess, Makinsy Perry, Senior King, Harold Barnette, Senior Queen candidates An’ira Burns, Abbie Clay, Princess De Guia, Kayson Flynn, Kaliyah Hargrove and Diamond Mosley.

Indoor graduations set at Bluestone, Park View

Construction on track in Baskerville

Mecklenburg trustees updated on progress of new school, graduation

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