Halifax County Newswire (Page 10)

Halifax County Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Halifax County, NC. (Page 10)

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  1. State Education Leaders Congratulate Halifax for Academic ProgressRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    State Board of Education Chairman Bill Cobey and State Superintendent June Atkinson this month sent a letter to the Halifax County Schools' Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Eric Cunningham congratulating the school district for moving out of low-performing status. North Carolina's accountability model identifies a district as low performing if the majority of its schools are low performing.

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  2. Halifax high school teacher jailed on forcible sodomy chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Whether you're an experienced paddler or just getting your feet wet, the Town of Halifax invites you to join in the fun at the Wild Blue River Festival this Saturday An English teacher at Halifax County High School was arrested Friday and is currently in jail in Halifax awaiting a hearing on a felony charge of forcible sodomy of a victim older than 13. The teacher, Keith Wayne Arendall, was denied bond after being taken into custody at the Halifax County Adult Detention Center in Halifax. The alleged offense took place Aug. 16, according to the detention center's website.

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  3. Walk for Hope - and DollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Saturday's 12th annual Walk for Hope raised $67,600 for the Halifax County Cancer Association as cancer survivors, caregivers, family and friends strolled around the track at the Halifax County Fairgrounds in support of the HCCA. HCCA director Sharon Blosser said it was hard to estimate the exact number of participants - hundreds of guests crowded the track as the walk started at 10 a.m., and people continued to stream in until the finish at 2 p.m. - but "we had a really great crowd for the event."

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  4. Halifax County officials explore funding for rehabRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Whether you're an experienced paddler or just getting your feet wet, the Town of Halifax invites you to join in the fun at the Wild Blue River Festival this Saturday Members of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors and South Boston and Halifax town councils will meet tonight in joint sesssion to act on several matters, including possible funding for the renovation of the old Halifax Elementary School and John Randolph Hotel in South Boston. After the conclusion of the joint session, county supervisors are expected to hold a vote on how much money to borrow - and on what terms - for the Courthouse Project in Halifax.

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  5. Interim Onslow attorney's July bill totals $15,532Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Garris Neil Yarborough, who has a law office in Fayetteville, charges $350 an hour since his hire in May. Onslow County Board of Commissioners cut in-house legal services the month before in a quest to curb expenditures.

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  6. Forest Lakes presents: The Top Five Reasons to Live Outside the City CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... a community within the larger community of Ardoise, in West Hants - an area that runs from the Minas Basin to Halifax County. Living here means you are part of a district that has less than 15,000 people, but also a culture that has sprung from ...

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  7. Weta and WildRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... partners like Staunton River State Park and Dan River Basin Association. Finally, the LOVE sign from the Halifax County Department of Tourism will be brought to the site to serve as a backdrop for memorable photos. "We have been fortunate to receive ...

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  8. Halifax County trustees to hear SOL reportRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County School Board will hold its regular September monthly meeting tonight with the public session at 7:30 p.m. Trustees will meet in closed session at 6 p.m. Assistant school superintendent Valdiva Hall is slated to give a report on the opening of classes, with attendance figures from all county schools. Jeanie Hawks will report on the state and federal accreditation status of all county schools.

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  9. Great ball of fire - as witnessed by manyRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Residents of Halifax and Mecklenburg counties looking to the southern sky Thursday around 6:00 p.m. witnessed a rare sight - a fireball streaking across the southern sky. Residents of Halifax and surrounding counties who looked up Thursday around 6 p.m. witnessed a rare sight - a fireball streaking across the southern sky.

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  10. Residents stare up at fireball streaking across skyRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Residents of Halifax and Mecklenburg counties looking to the southern sky Thursday around 6:00 p.m. witnessed a rare sight - a fireball streaking across the southern sky. At least three people in the Clarksville area and another three in South Boston and Halifax reported seeing what they described as a large bright white-to-silver, oblong-shaped object traveling in a southeasterly direction at a high rate of speed.

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  11. Halifax supervisors hold off decision on Courthouse Project loansRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Board of Supervisors has delayed for now a decision on how much to borrow for the Courthouse Project, with members instead pushing the issue off to a Sept. 19 meeting.

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  12. unguided hunting in northeastern North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | North Carolina Sportsman

    Hunt Halifax by Nash Brick Company is an unguided style hunting experience in northeastern North Carolina situated on 481 acres of prime, Halifax County hunting land with ample opportunities for White Tailed Deer, Waterfowl, Bear, Turkey and Small Game. Hunt Halifax offers strategically placed stands and blinds to give the hunter the best opportunity to capitalize upon the natural and man-made water features, terrain and habitat.

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  13. Halifax County supervisors to tackle courthouse renovationRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County supervisors will be meeting on Tuesday, a day later than usual due to the Labor Day holiday. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex.

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  14. NC's graduation rate, school grades improveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | WRAL.com

    ... and 55.5 percent in high school biology. Another improvement coming out of Thursday's report was that the Halifax County school system is no longer considered low performing. The state has been working with the county under a court order since 2009 ...

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  15. Judge not: Courts' power to compel project questionedRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Repeatedly over the past four years, members of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors have warned that the county must act to repair its crumbling courthouse or stand aside and watch judges dictate the scope of improvements - at an exorbitant cost to taxpayers. The supervisors' argument is rooted in the Code of Virginia, which spells out the legal process by which judges can compel localities to repair court facilities that are "insecure, out of repair, or otherwise pose a danger" to court employees and the public.

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  16. Halifax County courthouse critics score lack of input, building planRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    As the investigation continues into the Aug. 20 traffic crash that claimed the life of 9-year-old Julian Adam Suttle, Virginia State Police and the Halifax County Commonwealth's Attorney are currently With the Halifax County Board of Supervisors pressing to move ahead quickly with the reconstruction of the Halifax County Courthouse, skeptics are asking why the $18 million project wasn't opened until recently to the public's input.

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  17. Halifax planners begin their Courthouse reviewRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    As the investigation continues into the Aug. 20 traffic crash that claimed the life of 9-year-old Julian Adam Suttle, Virginia State Police and the Halifax County Commonwealth's Attorney are currently Halifax Town Planners on Wednesday began their review of the Courthouse Project as Halifax County officials seek a zoning permit to allow construction to go forward. Mike Sexton, a member of the town planning board, asked Barbara Bass, president of the local historical society, if she was involved in the planning for the revitalization of the historic old courthouse.

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  18. Patrick County to focus on good in loss to Halifax CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Patrick County jumped out to a 6-0 lead early on in the first quarter of their season opener Friday night, but Halifax County came right back and ran away with a 42-12 win on opening night in Stuart.

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  19. Patrick County falls in opener to Halifax County 42-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Patrick County jumped out to a 6-0 lead early on in the first quarter, but Halifax County came right back and ran away with a 42-12 win on opening night in Stuart.

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  20. Vendors galore at 32nd Littleton Lake Gaston FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Daily Dispatch

    ... plantings. The Visitors Center will be the place to go for information on things to do and places to go in Halifax County. Blood pressure screening from the staff at South Hill Hospital will take place over by Littleton Hardware and health ...

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