Glenn DuBois, the chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, announced Thursday that he has hired Jerry Wallace to become the next president of Danville Community College.

Earl Winbush of Winbush Racing recently met the three top students of the automotive program at the Halifax County High School to award tools and gift cards.

School safety and security was a hot topic of discussion at Monday evening’s Halifax County School Board meeting. Board trustees also received an update on a new employee compensation plan and discussed plans for a modernized Halifax County High School.

Dawn Miller, principal of Halifax County Middle School, announces the honor roll for the third nine weeks. To qualify for the all A honor roll, students must have all grades of 90 to 100, and for the average of 88 honor roll, a student must have an overall average of 88. Students must not ha…

Students at Sydnor Jennings Elementary School put their spare change toward a cause. They participated in the “pennies are positive” PTO challenge. Students placed pennies in their grade level container for positive points. The grade level with the most points got to spray Phillip Saunders, …

On Saturday, May 14, Danville Community College will host its first in-person graduation ceremony since the beginning of the pandemic on Daly Field at the Frank R. Campbell Stadium at Averett University’s North Campus.

In November, Halifax County School Board approved salary increases for all Halifax County Public School employees.

Halifax County resident Virginia Jones, Ph.D., DTE, recently presided as president over the 84th annual conference of International Technology and Engineering Educators Association.

Students from the Halifax County High School chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America recently participated in a weekend leadership training conference held April 1-3 in Virginia Beach.

In November, Halifax County School Board approved salary increases for all Halifax County Public School employees.

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Friday marked the first day of summer and fall registration at Danville Community College. Students may enroll in summer classes, which begin May 23, or for the fall term, which begins on Aug. 22.

In November, Halifax County School Board approved salary increases for all Halifax County Public School employees.

The Career Tech Academy is a growing department of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center that hosts several programs including information technology (with cybersecurity), energy systems technology (formerly mechatronics), welding, automation robotics and anticipates adding HVAC next…

The Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation will host its third annual Hats & Horses fundraiser, Kentucky Derby style, on Saturday, May 7 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Carolina Estate, located less than 20 miles from the town of South Boston.

Halifax County School Board plans to meet Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the public meeting room of the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax for a budget work session.

Halifax County School Board has approved a Construction Management Agency (CMA) firm, pending contract review by legal counsel, for the Halifax County High School construction project.

Halifax County School Board will be accepting requests for proposals for security services for all Halifax County Public Schools until their April school board meeting, which will be held on April 12.

One meeting was not enough for Halifax County School Board to review recent salary scale adjustments that were implemented toward the beginning of the year.

Dawn Miller, principal of Halifax County Middle School, announces the honor roll for the second nine weeks. To qualify for the All A Honor Roll students must have all grades of 90-100, and for the average of 88 Honor Roll, a student must have an overall average of 88.  Students must not have…

Southside Virginia Community College will hold an in-person commencement ceremony for its graduates on Saturday, May 14, on the Christanna Campus in Alberta for the first time since 2019.

At Scottsburg Elementary School, students and staff enjoy dressing up as if they were 100 years old and celebrating the 100th day of school recently. In kindergarten, students decorated hats and counted and sorted 100 Fruit Loops in groups of 10s. In second grade, students used their imagina…

On Tuesday, all Halifax County Public Schools students participated in a statewide tornado drill conducted at 9:45 a.m. Students, faculty and staff at Sinai Elementary School and Meadville Elementary School followed instructions and procedures from principals Francine Davis and Kevin Neal. A…