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Halifax Council meets Tuesday

Halifax County School Board meets Monday

Threat ends at South Hill schools, man in custody

Police in South Hill ended their hunt shortly after 8 a.m. Friday for the man armed with a high-powered rifle who was thought to have been hiding in the woods…


Comets take Senior Night win over Tunstall

Comets to host GW-Danville in opening round of playoffs





Comets take Senior Night win over Tunstall

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Comet quarterback Thomas Lee scrambles for yardage in the first half against Tunstall Friday. (David Conner II photos)
Comets to host GW-Danville in opening round of playoffs

NASCAR update

Catching up with ther NASCAR Sprint Cup field heading to Bristol this weekend: Hamlin Can Build On Car Number History At Bristol: Former South Boston Speedway regular Denny Hamlin drives the no. 11, which has been very successful at Bristol. *Ned Jarrett* drove the No. 11 car to a third-place finish in the first race at Bristol in July 1961. He also drove the car to its first victory at Bristol in July 1965. Since then, the 11 car has been synonymous with Victory Lane at the track. In 86 NASCAR Sprint Cup races since Jarrett’s victory, the No. 11 car has won the race 17 times.

Sports Today for March 19, 2009

March Madness arrives, full blast: TY’S TOE: The status of North Carolina point guard Ty Lawson and his big right toe is topic A heading into today’s NCAA tournament opener between the top seed in the South, the Tar Heels, and no. 16 seed Radford. The view here is that Carolina should get past Radford without Lawson, but it gets considerably more complicated, especially as UNC moves deep into its bracket. UNC would be hard-pressed to escape the South Region without a reasonably effective Lawson.

Leitao experiment explodes

When the Dave Leitao Experiment finally exploded on Monday, it should go down in Virginia history as a great lesson learned. You get what you pay for. Four years ago, on the verge of opening one of the grandest arenas in the nation, U.Va. didn’t fulfill its commitment to excellence with its basketball program. Its coaching search started in the Big Boys Department and ended up in the Bargain Basement.

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