The Southern Piedmont Educational Opportunity Center will sponsor a Scholarship/FAFSA Night originally scheduled for Thursday at Halifax County High School’s cafeteria has been postponed until 6 p.m. Feb. 3.

The public will get the chance to share with the Halifax County School Board what they would like to see in a new superintendent at a public hearing held Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax.

Halifax County High School’s ACE team is on their way to compete in the 4D Regional Tournament in Blacksburg on Jan. 29 after winning their regular season on Monday and then winning all matches in a tournament on Wednesday.

Halifax County School Board is expected to receive an update on school facilities projects when they meet Monday in the Halifax County Middle School cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. for their reorganizational meeting.

Students in Jennifer Laughorn’s EGP class at Scottsburg Elementary School recently received items they purchased during EGP Market Day hosted virtually this year. The EGP Market Day is held each year for fourth grade EGP students. To get ready for market day, students created a prototype ite…

In an effort to better serve students and those who may be interested in attending classes in the spring, Danville Community College is now open for registration for the spring 2022 semester with more opportunities than ever for potential students to come to campus and get enrolled.

Longwood University was recently awarded a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to expand its LIFE STEM program, which provides scholarships, academic support and hands-on learning experiences for students preparing for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathe…

Members of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors are set to consider a recommendation from its finance committee to allocate the maximum borrowing of $135 million for the Halifax County School Board when they meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax.

The TRIO Southern Piedmont Educational Opportunity Center is sponsoring a Free Application for Federal Student Aid Workshop for area high school seniors, current college students and college stop-outs from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday in room A210 at Halifax County High School.

American Education Week is a time to celebrate public education and honor teachers and support staff who ensure students receive quality education. The students at South Boston Early Learning Center showed their appreciation for education by writing thank-you cards for teachers and support s…

As one of four teachers selected by Halifax Education Association to represent the impactful service of all educators, Gladys Townsend is honored to be among the number.

Even though it wasn’t unanimous, members of the Halifax County Board of Supervisor’s finance committee have recommended giving Halifax County School Board $135 million for a new Halifax County High School and future renovations to local elementary schools.

All Halifax County School Board employees will be placed on a new salary scale starting Jan. 1 if Halifax County Board of Supervisors approves the school board’s use of carryover funds when they meet in December.

From princesses to superheroes, witches and more, students in ECSE classes at Scottsburg Elementary School enjoy dressing up for Halloween. Students also enjoyed hearing Halloween stories and trick or treating around the school.

At Scottsburg Elementary School, students were excited to go on a pumpkin hunt and find hidden pumpkins after hearing the story “Five Little Pumpkins.” Students raced to find five pumpkins. After finding their pumpkins, the students had to count each one to make sure they had collected the c…

Danville Community College recently announced that TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers project director Sharon Harris has been named as the new president of the Virginia Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel.

 Southside Virginia Community College is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by the Great Colleges to Work For program.

Close to 100 individuals including Clays Mill Elementary school staff, students, parents and community members filled the gymnasium of the Clays Mill Elementary School Tuesday evening to show their support in keeping the school open at a public hearing on the possible consolidation of elemen…

A petition of issuance of a writ of mandamus was filed in Halifax County Circuit Court on Friday by Ronnie Vaughan, chairman of the Halifax County Strengthen Our Schools Alliance.