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Halifax teenager charged with reckless driving in Sunday wreck

A 19-year-old Halifax teen was charged with reckless driving/failure to maintain proper control following a wreck that occurred Sunday morning on State Route 803, nine-tenths of a mile east of State Route 716.

Research & Development Center awarded $250,000 innovation grant

The Research & Development Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Energy Efficiency (R&D CAMEE) located in the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center has been named one of 22 recipients for an innovation grant totaling $250,000. 

Red Cross issues appeal for blood donations

Since the days of the Civil War, the Red Cross has been a key figure in providing blood services in the United States.

UPDATE: Superintendent shuffling administrators

Halifax County School Superintendent Dr. Merle Herndon is wasting no time making moves.

School board axes new teacher bonus

When new teachers sign a contract with Halifax County Public Schools they no longer will receive the $1,000 sign on bonus as in past years.

Smoking snuffed out for students at high school

Need a smoke break? Beginning the 2012-2013 school year, 18-year-old students at Halifax County High School will no longer be able to smoke during their lunch breaks like they have for so many years before.

Motorcycle rider dies after Sunday morning accident

A 61-year-old Nathalie resident died Sunday morning at Roanoke Memorial Hospital from injuries he received in a two-vehicle wreck earlier in Halifax County.

Wreck seriously injures Cluster Springs woman

A 26-year-old Cluster Springs woman is in serious condition at Duke Medical Center after being ejected from a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Friday on Highway 501 at its intersection with State Route 759, according to an accident report filed by investigating State Trooper J. R. Abbott.

Leaders who helped build art program to step down

Three “stars” associated with the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s  Business of Art & Design program — two staff and one student — have accepted positions with Glerin Business Resources, Inc.,  in Halifax, Executive Director Dr. Betty H. Adams announced Friday.

One thing she won’t miss: Chasing down students to enforce school dress code

Needing some flexibility in her life, Halifax County High School Associate Principal Debbie Griles retired effective June 30 after 24 years with the Halifax County Public School System.