The board of trustees of the J.T.-Minnie Maude Charitable Trust, located in Danville, announced in October 2007 and formed through the generosity of James T. Emerson, recently awarded $1,048,711 in scholarships to 430 students for the 2020-2021 academic school year.
Hyco Road Ruritan Club President Brien Pugh recently presented 24 Rudy Bears to the Virginia State Police and representatives of Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital to be given to children involved in traumatic incidents. Participating in the presentations are Virginia State Police representat…
Great Aspirations Scholarship Program, a nonprofit, college and career access organization, headquartered in Glen Allen, recently awarded 105 Last Dollar scholarships totaling $106,945 and 61 Community College Pathway scholarships totaling $59,000 to Virginia high school students graduating …
Just five days after the grand opening of Wister’s in South Boston, Amanda Rose received the news that she was diagnosed with several brain tumors.
The Halifax County Historical Society’s mission is to preserve historical facts, artifacts and structures of Halifax County and to disseminate historic information to the public, and it recently kicked off its yearly membership drive.
Danville Community College officially welcomed its newest advisory board member, Robert David Sr., youth and gang violence prevention coordinator for the city of Danville, at its June 15 meeting.
July 23: Maude Lacks, Betty Sadler, John Eric Gravitt, Lawrence O. Ballou, Rawley Fuller III, Barbara J. Owen, Charlie Woodall, Janie Helen Wilson, Howell Owen, John Henry Brandon, Brandon Ray Cook, A.J. Tingen, Jason C. Farmer
The reunion of descendants of Rufus Gilliam Watts and Lucy Jane Whitt Watts scheduled for Saturday will not be held this year due to safety concerns regarding the coronavirus pandemic.
The South Boston AARP Chapter 4327 has canceled all meetings for the rest of the year due to COVID-19, according to Betty Allred, president of the organization.
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa has announced its sponsorship of a $1,500 Future Farmers of America (FFA) Scholarship for Halifax County Chapter member Tylik Elam, who will be attending Radford University to study Business and Political Science.
I was looking at some of my cookbooks trying to find something cool to fix when it’s so hot. I don’t like to cook a lot. I hope you will enjoy these.
Angela Carr-Finch received a doctorate degree in business administration with a concentration in organizational leadership in July 2019 from Northcentral University in San Diego, California.
The Halifax/South Boston NAACP Branch, Unit 7074, will host a drive-in regular meeting at Banister Hill Baptist Church parking lot at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Support-a-Knight, a campaign initiated by the Danville Community College Educational Foundation, aims to support DCC students who have been directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 9: Ronnie Bane, Virginia Hall, Queen Green, Babette Bernice Scott, Juanita Bush, Earl E. Jones, Roger Francisco, Jimmy Bebber, Patricia Roark, Carey Stuart, Doris E. Henderson, Brien Throckmorton, Teresa Younger, Michael Brandon
This week I’m going to do some with zucchini. I went to the farmers’ markets in Halifax and South Boston. They have lots of them. I hope you like what I found to share. They have lots other good veggies also, so check them out and support your local farmers.
Danville Community College distributed funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to eligible students recently.
Two South Boston students — Caroline Laughorn and Lauryn Miller — were named to the president’s list at James Madison University for the spring semester.
Katherine Holland of South Boston is one of 223 students to make the president’s list at Shenandoah University for the spring semester.