With Halifax County’s back-to-school date now officially set for Sept. 8, administrators and School Board trustees are sticking to plans to offer a mix of classroom and at-home instruction for most students, despite pleas by some parents for a more normal experience.
A four-day classroom schedule for students up to third grade, Senior Academy at the STEM Center, a masking requirement on school buses — all are ideas for the start of school in Halifax County in September.
Lardeva Carolyn Cameron, 79, of Chase City, died Friday, July 10, 2020 at Chase City Health and Rehab Center. Mrs. Cameron was born in Mecklenburg County, June 27, 1941 to Theotris and Hattie Freeman Wood. She was a 1960 graduate of West End High School, and at an early age joined Concord Baptist Church. She was formerly employed by M […]
Mildred Smith Coley, age 84, of Richmond, formerly of Chase City, died Tuesday, June 30, 2020. She was born on May 9, 1936 in Mecklenburg County and was the daughter of the late Ralph Dewey Smith and the late Martha Jane Eggleston Smith. Mildred was a 1954 graduate of Chase City High School. She was baptized at Bethel Baptist Church […]
Debra Lynn Gwaltney, age 57, of Chase City, died Friday, July 10, 2020. She was born on Jan. 29, 1963 in Halifax County and was the daughter of Howard and Lois Gwaltney. Debra was a member of Easters United Methodist Church in Boydton where she loved to play the piano. She was a former pharmacy technician at Community Memorial Hospital […]
JoAnn Cage, 72 of South Hill, died Friday, July 10, 2020 at her home. She was a retired Southside Virginia Community College grant coordinator. A funeral will be conducted Saturday, July 18 at 2 p.m. at Crowder-Hite-crews Funeral Home and Crematory. Condolences may be sent to www.crowderhitecrews.com.
Lenza William Terry Sr. died Sunday, June 28, 2020 at his residence. He was born on Dec. 16, 1957 to the late John C. Terry and Shelby Jean Smith Terry. Redd, as he was affectionately called, was educated in the Mecklenburg County Public School System. He stayed with and was mostly raised by his “parents” (Uncle and Aunt) Charlie and […]
Frances Elaine Echols, 77 of South Hill, died Thursday. July 9, 2020 at her home. She was a retired employee of the former South Hill Drug. Company. A graveside service will be conducted Thursday at 11 a.m. at Crestview Memorial Park by Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory. Condolences may be sent to www.crowderhitecrews.com.