Halifax Academy celebrated its 2021 Homecoming on Friday night, Oct. 15. Morgan Hudomint was crowned the 2021 Homecoming Queen. She is the daughter of Eric and Ann Hudomint. Kennedy Hathaway, the 2019 Homecoming Queen, was in attendance to officially crown Morgan. The court was comprised of …

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Halifax County Schools will embark on a district-wide COVID Science Solutions Day on Friday, according to a press release from Darian Pressley, public information officer with Halifax County Schools.

On Oct. 5, Hollister Elementary Leadership Academy participated in its Walk to School Day. The event promotes physical activity, teaching safe pedestrian skills to children, reducing traffic congestion, pollution and speed near schools, and so much more. Students, staff and parents helped ce…

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New principal Benjamin Eustice recently welcomed all students back to school. Pictured is Markell Harris Jr., a student at Hollister Elementary Leadership Academy, as he exited off the bus into the building. Eustice greeted each student with a generous good morning and welcomed them to school.

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Halifax County Schools recently announced Steve Hunter as the 2021-22 Halifax County Schools Principal of the Year and Briana Hardy as Employee of the Month for August.

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Hollister Elementary Leadership Academy recently received a basket full of cleaning items, masks, sanitizers, gloves and much more usable items from Richard and Linette Hewlin of 4 ever Vista farms. Principal Bejamin Eustice said he was excited to receive these items, because that’s what HEL…

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The Roanoke Rapids Optimist Club recently recognized Madalyn Godfrey as the Hoyle Scholarship winner for this year. This scholarship is given each year in honor and memory of a former Roanoke Rapids High School football coach who was loved and respected by all who knew him. Madalyn, a hard-w…

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Weldon City Schools hosted an Administrative Retreat for school administrators and other district leaders in July, according to a press release.

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The Halifax County Board of Education approved Superintendent Eric Cunningham’s recommendation of Amy Boyette for the position of District Exceptional Children’s Coach, according to a press release.

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The Roanoke-Chowan Regional Housing Authority, serving residents throughout Northampton, Halifax and Hertford counties, and Saint Augustine’s University, a historically black college located in Raleigh, recently partnered to host pop-up recruitment events on-site within housing communities.

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Northwest High “Ole School’ Alumni Committee recently announced its scholarship winner Kayla Smith, right, who is pictured with Faye Young. She received the The Northwest 2021 Scholarship for $500 to assist with her academic needs. Kayla will be attending Elizabeth City State University in t…

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ROCKY MOUNT — The Golden LEAF Foundation recently announced 215 rural North Carolina students were selected to receive up to a $12,000 Golden LEAF Scholarship, including five in Halifax County and one in Northampton County.