Meet the Easter Bunny at the Town of Halifax Farmers Market
Scholarship offered to graduating seniors
The Southside Virginia Herb Society is offering a $500 scholarship for your college journey. This scholarship is available to high school seniors living in Charlotte, Halifax, Lunenburg or Mecklenburg counties who plan to attend college in the fall of 2017.
To be considered, the applicant must submit a 500 word typed essay explaining the role that plants or the study of plants/agriculture have played in your life or career goals. On a separate piece of paper include your name, address, phone number, high school or home school and GPA. Also required is proof of college acceptance. This must be mailed, to Southside Virginia Herb Society, c/o Cheryl Jerome, 633 Legrande Ave., Charlotte C. H., VA 23923 and received prior to May 1, 2017. Visit the Southside Herb Society at Flora Fest from 8:30 to 1 at the Charlotte County Extension Office lawn on April 29 for the annual plant sale and garden programs. The event is free and open to the public.
How to Apply? Submit a 500 word typed essay explaining the role that plants or the study of plants/agriculture have played in your life or career goals. On a separate sheet of paper include your name, address, phone number, high school and GPA. Also required is proof of college enrollment.Mail Both Items Prior to May 1, 2017: Southside Virginia Herb Society c/o Cheryl Jerome
633 Legrande Ave.Charlotte C. H., VA 23923To be considered for the scholarship your application must be received by May 1st, 2017.
l Public Service Announcement:
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), will conduct street sweeping service within the Town of Halifax on Wednesday March 22nd starting at the Banister River bridge on VA Scenic Byway 360 (Bethel Road) and progressing on North Main Street (Junction US Highway 501) on all VDOT maintained primary roads with curb and gutter, including some residential, residential mixed-use and commercial areas. VDOT will schedule another street sweeping service later in the spring to address secondary roads with curb and gutter.
The VDOT crew plans to sweep the sections along Edmunds Boulevard, the Main Street commercial area from the intersection of Mountain Road to the railroad tracks after 5:00 pm as a convenience to businesses and patrons.
The purpose is to clear any sand residue remaining from road applications during the winter months as performed routinely on an annual basis.
Residents and businesses within the town are encouraged to park vehicles off-street to allow the VDOT road crew full access to curb and gutter areas. The Halifax Police Department will assist with notification and the temporary relocation of any vehicles blocking the sweeping areas.
Once the street sweeping machinery has passed through each area, on-street parking may resume promptly.
Weather permitting, VDOT will complete the street sweeping service in one day or continue the road work if necessary on Thursday March 23rd, weather permitting. These dates are subject to change with as much advanced notification as possible.