Teachers at Scottsburg Elementary are working daily to deliver instruction to students through virtual learning, via making phone calls, home visits, as well as, preparing and distributing paper packets. Despite the many challenges, it has been rewarding to see the effort put into teaching t…

Oct. 15: Doris L. Bowen, Mrs. Charlie Lane, Johnnie Crowder, Arthur N. Saunders, Jimmy Priest, Clara Lee Powell, Lester T. Gordon, Mrs. J.W.H. Dyches, P.C. Nichols, Charles W. Clardy, Amee Delores Alford, Jeffrey Lewis Hardy, Denise Dixon, Brandon Cheathan, Megan Scarberry 

The Halifax/South Boston NAACP Branch Unit 7074 will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Post 99.

The Halifax County Serenity Cancer Garden Association will hold their yearly brick dedication ceremony Sunday, Oct. 18 at 2 p.m. at the garden located in Edmunds Park off of Dan River Church Road, South Boston.

The VFW Post 8243 presented scholarships to seven college students in September at their Bingo on Monday Nights at South Boston Fire Support Building.

The weather is getting cool. It’s time for some soup or good old chili beans. I hope you will enjoy this one from a lady at church, Carolyn L.

Well, it is getting cool. I think we are going to have an early fall. This week I’m going to do some I hope you will like.

Oct. 1: Lajanice Morris, Rosalind Blanks, Valerie Yeatts, Adam Benjamin Greene, J.N. Bomar, Marie W. Murray, Gilbert W. Short, Tammy Mitchell, Shawn Barksdale, Lena G. Escue, Pete Moorefield 

Two South Boston Early Learning Center students “rock their school shoes” after completing a Pete the Cat assignment. The remaining students participate in various distance learning experiences.

Berryman Green Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution met on Thursday, Sept. 10 and presented the anniversary membership certificates.

The faculty and staff at Sydnor Jennings Elementary School recently recognized three retiring employees. Donna Moorefield was employed with Halifax County Public Schools for 40 years, Sherlean Pannell was employed for 25 years, and Robert Ballou was employed 12 years.

The next meeting of the Halifax Republican Committee will be 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17,  at the pavilion on 1070 East Hyco Road in South Boston.