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Add or subtract? Plans floated to change Halifax County board member makeup

Edmunds: Raise number of supes to nine with at-large rep; Bowman: Collapse districts, create seven-member board

Hit-and-run charged after vehicle strikes home

Museum breakfast on King Day attracts 200


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Lady Comets break losing skid, drop Trojans

The Halifax County High School varsity girls’ basketball team saw a frustrating losing skid end Tuesday.

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Comets hold on beat Tunstall 60-47

Halifax County High School improved to 14-3 and held on to a no. 1 seed in Conference 16 action in varsity boys’ basketball action Tuesday, following a 60-47 win at Tunstall.

Hamlin does what he felt he had to do

Denny Hamlin did what he felt he needed to do even if it did cost him the victory in the Budweiser Shootout on Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway.

Long signs with Bluefield

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Danville Community College student Kaleb H. Long of Halifax, recently signed a letter of intent to continue his baseball career at Bluefield College. A 2009 Halifax County High School graduate, Long was a member of the DCC Knights’ Baseball Team that took championship honors in the Virginia Community Colleges’ Conference in 2010. Long, who is majoring in Liberal Arts, is the team’s catcher. From left, Billy Funk, assistant coach at Bluefield College,, DCC Knights head baseball coach John Bailey, Ryan Lamberth, assistant coach at Bluefield College, Wayne Cook, DCC Knights assistant coach, Betty Wade, Long’s grandmother, and W.J. Long, Long’s father. In addition to the 2010 championship, DCC also won in 2002, 2006, 2007, and was the runner up in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008 and 2009. Beginning in 2011, the DCC Knights will be a part of the National Junior College Athletic Association (JUCO) Division II. DCC is in Region X, which includes teams in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. For more information about DCC Baseball, visit the website at http://www.dcc.vccs.edu/StudentServices/Activities/Baseball/DCCBaseball.htm or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Lady Comets had clear path to title

A year ago, the Halifax County High School varsity girls’ basketball program got bounced out of the Western Valley District tournament after a brutal closing schedule that would have hampered almost any basketball operation.

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