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 …

Aug. 6:  Philip Rinker, Ralph Murray, Walter L. Blanks, Margaret A. Henderson, Juliet C. Jennings, Robert Joseph Chewning Jr., Tia Watson, Demetrius Edmunds

July 30: Laura Pittman, Margaret Bane, Debra Hawkins, C.D. Fisher, Wayne Nichols, Hilda C. Tuck, Tracey Chaney, Linda Watlington, Timothy Michael Clark 

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.

With all the good veggies out there going, I’m going to do some that will be good later on. I hope you try them. 

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 Robertson’s annual family reunion scheduled for the third weekend in August has been canceled this year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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.

Lydia Snead of Scottsburg is one of the more than 800 students who made the dean’s list for the spring semester at Shenandoah University.

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 reunion of descendants of Rufus Gilliam Watts and Lucy Jane Whitt Watts scheduled for July 25 will not be held this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

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. 

The Nathan and Myrtle Anderson reunion planned for the first Sunday in August has been canceled.

This week I’m going to do some from way back in a cookbook the youth did at my church.