HCHS kicks off 21st Century after-school program

The B.L.U.E. Team After-School Program at Halifax County High School officially began Tuesday, Oct. 12. B.L.U.E. stands for “Building Learners Utilizing Enrichments,” and this year’s motto is “A Vision Without A Plan Is An Illusion,” to encourage teens to set academic and personal goals and then create a workable plan to reach them.

Ramsey to exhibit art in Lynchburg

HCHS names new basketball coach

James McDaniel, who has coaching experience at HCHS as an assistant, has the job this winter. McDaniel has been approved by the Halifax County school board.

Writer Percival Everett to receive Longwood’s Dos Passos Prize

Fiction writer Percival Everett will receive the 29th John Dos Passos Prize for Literature from Longwood University on Thursday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m. in Longwood’s Wygal Auditorium.

Scarecrow Massacre at Convergence Art Guild

The scarecrow at Farmer Frank’s was found massacred this morning. The surrounding produce field was in ruins. A detective at the scene was overheard saying, “I don’t think an animal did this.” Who would do such a thing? Why? How? Come to the masked ball at Convergence Art Guild, Saturday, October 30 at 9:00 pm and join the effort to […]

South Hill Rotary Club big winner at Norfolk conference

The South Hill Rotary Club was the big winner this weekend at the 2010 Rotary International District 7600 Conference held in Norfolk.

MRSA reported at Scottsburg Elementary

School officials reported this week that two children at Scottsburg Elementary School have tested positive for MRSA and “are in school being treated appropriately by their physicians,” according to Deputy Superintendent of Schools Larry Clark.

NR Community Calendar for Oct. 18, 2010

PAWS & CLAWS SPCA MEETS OCT. 18 The Paws & Claws SPCA of Halifax County will meet at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 18 at The Prizery. New members welcome so bring a friend and join us! VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA CH. 840 MEETS OCT. 18 Vietnam Veterans of American Ch. 840 will meet Tuesday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m. […]

RETRACING the Trail of EQUALITY

Conference touts Southside’s Civil Rights in Education Trail as an economic driver

Halifax County IDA lends a hand on bonds

The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority on Friday morning approved the issuance of $140 million in revenue bonds for Virginia Electric and Power Company (Dominion Virginia Power). The approval came after an advertised public hearing during which no one commented on the request.