Halifax County trustees probe places to chop

Halifax County school trustees faced stark budget choices this week, between saving programs and materials on the one hand and personnel positions on the other.

Lady Lions open with 10-0 thrashing of Franklin County

The Halifax County Middle School softball team cruised to an opening game win over Franklin County Tuesday, 10-0.

Lions fall in opener

Benjamin Franklin Middle School cruised past the Halifax County Middle School baseball team 9-1 Tuesday in non-district action Tuesday.

Sports Recently for March 10, 2011

With the 58th annual men’s Atlantic Coast Conference tournament taking flight today, it’s time for some sharp commentary about how all this plays out: Andrew Jones, Fox sports.com, has an idea about everything. Unlike some so called national experts, Jones is probably right more than you might think. The hoops department again turned to Jones for a lively discussion about […]

Varsity girls fall in scrimmage

NR Church News for March, 10, 2011

NEW EPHESUS BAPTIST CHURCH March 13, the missionary ministry will celebrate their anniversary at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Paul Crews and church family. All are welcome to attend. KERNS MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH March 13, breakfast at 7:45 a.m., worship at 9:00 a.m. and Sunday school at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend as we are in the Lenten […]

Kathy’s Column for March, 10, 2011

I DECIDED THAT THIS WEEK, I WOULD BEGIN WITH A FEW MORE … words that have recently made it into our current dictionaries. Catastrophize is a word that means to present a situation as worse than it is I guess I’ve done that a few times but I would like to think I no longer do. Next is exit strategy […]

Sawmill gets new home

The old Stonewall, sawmill has a new home in Halifax County. The Frick Model “O” sawmill purchased by the Halifax County Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival Committee.

SVHEC Nursing Simulation specialist expands skills, credentials

Cindy Cole, Nursing Simulation Lab Specialist at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s (SVHEC) Center of Nursing Excellence, recently attended several training events to expand her skills and knowledge in creating and operating simulation scenarios. Cole began her training by traveling to Wappinger Falls, New York and to Longwood University in Farmville, to receive training on the Laerdal Sim Man simulation manikin. During the multi-day training, she received instruction on how to operate and maintain Sim Man, and how to plan and program simulation scenarios.