The fourth and fifth grade students at Sydnor Jennings Elementary School recently competed in the first Vocabulary Battle. In each round, the students used pairs of vocabulary words to write complete, descriptive sentences. Winners were chosen based on correct usage of vocabulary words, prop…

Emma Dalton, daughter of Jamey and Mike Harris and Brandon and Jade Dalton, received the Krystina Hooker Award for the 2021-22 dance year from Lori Reaves, director of We’ve Got Rhythm Dance Academy (WGR).

The Historic Preservation Project of the South Boston Garden Club was the recipient of the first-place award at the district, state and South Atlantic Region (a five-state region including Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina and South Carolina).

Students of the month for March at Clays Mill Elementary School include Katye Nunez, Abbigale Pinkard, Ethan Fields, Skylar Witcher, Chayton Mulligan, Ryland Crews, Grace Duffer, Adrian Graves, Camille Harris, Madison Anderson and Abriana Mitchell.

The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center Area Health Education Center and Center of Nursing Excellence is hosting two four-day virtual camps for 9-12 grade high school students who are interested in going into a health career.

Go to the homepage of the Halifax County-South Boston Public Library System, www.halifaxlibrary.org, and one will notice a tab on the right side of the page which reads “Help Tutorials.”

April 22: Leantoninette Mitchell, Glenn Ferguson, Mrs. W.A. Towler Jr., Lana Fay Evans, J.L. Jennings, W. Craddock Wilmouth, V.T. Nichols, Curtis Toombs, George Hunter Ozmer, Reva Renee Lewis, Anna Oakes, Janice Sims, Donte Hamlett, Albert Stanfield, Otis Frazier Jr., Homer T. Propst 

The Cluster Springs Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a steak dinner Saturday at the fire station located at 1009 Black Walnut Church Road starting at 5 p.m. The menu will include steak, baked potato, salad, dessert and drink for $18 a plate. Children’s plates will include chicken tenders…

Well, the weather is getting nice. It’s not too hot yet. We had a lot of rain. Here’s a recipe that is good with ball games, races and other events. I fix this snack food and take to enjoy. 

April 15: Kenneth Lacks, Mrs. Earl Collie, Maynard L. Dawson, Aylene Jennings, Mrs. J.M. East, Eleanor Ford, Edwin Conner, Warner Scott Lewis, Brandy S. Layne, Jennifer Wade  April 16: Catherine Edmonds, Debra Lowery, Mary F. Scott, Jack Headspeath, Ronnie Griffin, Woody Hunt, John Edward Wi…

Danielle Potter, manager of human resources at Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative recently graduated from Leadership Halifax County, which is a program to strengthen individuals for personal, organizational and community leadership. This educational program is designed to identify and encourag…

First-grade students at Scottsburg Elementary School learn about nature and the spring season. Students get creative and decorate oval-shaped eggs with various color patterns. Following step-by-step directions, students then create a nature picture showing signs of the spring season.

For the next few weeks, I’m going to do something I did a few years back. Some ladies in my church did these recipes, and they have now passed on. I hope you enjoy. 

Halifax County High School teachers recently recognized two students, Zach Jones and Mark Betts as part of their Student Shout Out program. 

The students at South Boston Early Learning Center celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America with a week full of activities. Throughout the week, the students dressed to the themes of various Dr. Seuss classics. They also had the treat of a guest reader during their live lesson t…

Applications for the nine scholarships administered by the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation are now available to members of the senior class at Halifax County High School.