Halifax County High School principal Michael Lewis crowned the homecoming king and queen at the Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium Friday during halftime of the homecoming football game versus Park View High School. The 2021 homecoming queen was awarded to senior Comet Alaysia Chappell and the ho…

Sinai Elementary School’s mum fundraiser, provided by Paige’s Produce, was a success this year with a total of 677 mums sold. Top sellers are pictured with principal Francine Davis.

One South Boston mother received a scare that no mother wants to experience Tuesday morning when her 3-year-old daughter was left on a Halifax County Public School bus that morning.

The U.S. Department of Education announced that Danville Community College will receive another five-year federal TRIO Educational Opportunity Center grant of $1.36 million to help high school seniors, unemployed workers, low-wage workers and returning high school and college students enter …

Halifax County School Board went on record Monday evening supporting building a new Halifax County High School rather then renovate and agreed to purchase a piece of property near the current school as part of the project.

Halifax County Animal Control chief warden Todd Moser resigned from the Halifax County School Board Monday evening. 

Members of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors’ finance committee are open to considering a one to two penny increase in real estate taxes to help Halifax County School Board increase teacher compensation.

LIFE, or Life Is For Everyone, donated over 100 bags of school supplies to roughly 80 children and parents who came out to their Back to School event at Edmunds Park on Sunday. In addition to receiving school supplies, families also enjoyed horseback riding thanks to Nick Jones, and face pai…

Teachers in Halifax County Public Schools are gearing up to start a new school year next week, and one local church gave teachers at two schools a couple of tokens of support and appreciation earlier this week.

Shaun Phelps, a student in the industrial maintenance program at Southside Virginia Community College, will complete his Associate of Applied Science degree at the end of the 2021 summer semester.

More than 60 new teachers joined Halifax County Public School staff at Berry Hill Resort and Conference Center Tuesday for new teacher orientation.

Upcoming Halifax County High School senior 17-year-old Jaclyn Robinson of Clover has goals of one day working in South Korea, first as an English teacher, and later as a journalist in print media.

Southside Virginia Community College received the Gerald L. Baliles Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative Award from the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education to help close the educational attainment gap between the Rural Horseshoe region and the state at large.

Smiles were seen all around on June 29 when Summer Success students zipped out of buses and cars heading into five different elementary sites to begin 57 hours of engaging summer instruction in reading, math and writing in Halifax County Public Schools.

Southside Virginia Community College will continue with a full schedule of classes for the fall semester beginning Aug. 23.

Addressing students’ learning loss during COVID-19 using federal funding and what virtual learning will look like for students in the coming school year were topics of discussion at Monday evening’s Halifax County School Board meeting.

Dawn Miller, principal of Halifax County Middle School, announces the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks.  To qualify for the all A honor roll students must have all grades of 90 to100. For the average of 88 honor roll, a student must have an overall average of 88.  Students must not have …

Halifax County High School has received the Claude Moore Scholarship Foundation Grant in the amount of $250,000 for the second year in a row and thus has named their career focused school for medical pathways The Claude Moore School of Health and Medical Science.

Teacher and support staff pay, along with a personnel status update, are on the agenda for the Halifax County School Board meeting, slated for 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Halifax County Middle School cafeteria.

On June 29, the Virginia STEM Education Commission met in Richmond to celebrate the accomplishments of Gov. Ralph Northam’s Executive Order 36 and the signing of HB 2058 and HB1885. The initiative is intended to help close the STEM gap across Virginia by “creating a unified vision and adopti…