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Melissa D. Tune, daughter of Susan C. Tune and the late Robert L. Tune Jr. graduated from Georgetown University on May 23 with a Masters of Professional Studies in Public Relations and Corporate Communications. 

July 22: Sara Elizabeth Satterfield, Estelle Ranson Burton, Barbara Joan Seamster, Della Wade, Anne Lane Mitchell, Dana E. Snead, Chad Edwards, Wendy B. Outlaw, Matthew Dylan King, Daneisha Monique Brandon, Bill Ferguson, Mattie MuseJuly 23: Maude Lacks, Betty Sadler, John Eric Gravitt, Lawr…

Houston Wallace, store manager of the Food Lion located at 1020 Bill Tuck Highway in South Boston, was chosen among more than 1,000 other Food Lion Store Managers to be named one of five Food Lion Divisional Store Managers of the Year.

I would like to thank the Lord for the rain. We sure needed it. 

South Boston Early Learning Center recognizes the following students for Student of the Month during May (in no particular order): Leighton Holmes, Ja’on Sims, Kori Ross, Camaiya Williams, Jaxon Gano, Jason Albert, Jada Ferrell, Ashton Foster, Ethan Marable and Joseph Colin. The Students of …

This summer, Camryn “Eliza” Snead from Halifax will join elementary school students from across the state to take part in an academic and career-oriented development experience — the National Youth Leadership Forum: Pathways to STEM — taking place in Greensboro, North Carolina.

On the heels of Gov. Ralph Northam’s budget signing, G3 Scholarships at Danville Community College are now open and available to eligible students seeking certifications and degrees that will lead to an in-demand job.

Debra Carr and Garther Hubbard tied for the Excellence in Service Award for Sydnor Jennings Elementary School. Hubbard was described as someone who is always willing to lend a helping hand with a smile. Carr’s colleagues said she goes above and beyond to help the teachers, and she offers ass…

The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) is recruiting for the next cohort of Welding@SVHEC students. The hands-on training program will prepare individuals to be work-ready welders in 10 months. Training takes place in the 10-bay welding lab in the Innovation Center, located on…

GRASP — Great Aspirations Scholarship Program — a nonprofit, college and career access organization, headquartered in Glen Allen, recently awarded 107 Last Dollar scholarships totaling $115,900 and 57 Community College Pathway scholarships totaling $57,000 to Virginia high school students gr…

The Halifax Soil and Water Conservation District recently awarded two educational scholarships to Halifax County High School students. Scholarships were awarded to individuals expressing a desire to major in a college course curriculum related to natural resource conservation and/or environm…

The Fry, Jordan & Wilson/Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation June 2021 Veteran of the Month is William M. Miller Sr.

Fifteen fourth and fifth grade Early Gifted Program students from Halifax County attended the Piedmont Regional Governor’s School in Chatham from June 21-24. Classes were held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

What better way to end the 2020-2021 school year than with an online contest to win a summer fun pack or a Kindle Fire? Students at the South Boston Early Learning Center participated in a contest sponsored by Imagine Learning during the month of May. The students completed online assignment…