"Our freedom to express our opinions publicly? The simple act of picking up a newspaper or choosing where we consume our news? We can thank military service members."- Rep. Randy Forbes

Serving Charlotte, Halifax, and Prince Edward Counties and part of Campbell County.

  • Home
    Home This is where you can find all the blog posts throughout the site.
  • Categories
    Categories Displays a list of categories from this blog.
  • Tags
    Tags Displays a list of tags that have been used in the blog.
  • Login
    Login Login form
Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in youth

Exchange students excel

Posted in News

Farmville has recently played host to a variety of exchange students from nations across the world, such as Germany, France, Malaysia, Thailand, Ghana and Kazakhstan. “Much of this is due to families in the area who have agreed to host international students on exchange programs,” said Melanie Marks, an American Scandinavian Student Exchange (ASSE) international representative.

“For a small town, we are (currently) hosting an unusually large number. At least three of them are here after being selected from thousands of applicants from a program being offered by the United States Department of State,” she said.

According to Christy Murphy, Fuqua’s director of admissions, the school had 12 international students this year.

...
Tagged in: community youth
Continue reading

Del. Edmunds awards winners of his 2nd annual district-wide Rural Art Contest

Posted in News

jedmunds3Delegate James Edmunds recently held his second annual district-wide Rural Art Contest. Winners were congratulated at a pizza party at Italian Delight. Shown accepting her award is Jamie Crews, 12th grade, Halifax County High School. View the gallery of winners!

Tagged in: community youth