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Service set Friday for late Councilman Billy Clarke

Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in Route 501 hit-and-run

Virginia State Police are investigating a Friday morning hit-and-run in northern Halifax County at the Staunton River and Campbell County line that sent a pedestrian to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital.…

Remains of Emma Compton Layne identified; leads sought in homicide

Human remains found in the Nathalie area in November have been positively identified as those of Emma Compton Layne of Cody, who has been missing since June 20, 2017.

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One Dixie for all

Scottsburg merges with Halifax County Dixie Youth to form one countywide league

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Bennett, Adams earn first team honors

SoVaNow.com / November 14, 2012
Two Halifax County High School standouts, running back Alonzo Bennett and offensive tackle Seth Adams, led an 11-man HCHS varsity football contingent on the final all-Western Valley district team.

Bennett powered for 1,533 yards and 12 touchdowns, averaging 8.2 ypg. Adams helped open holes for Bennett and other Comet offensive players.

Both Comet seniors, who hope to play somewhere in college, are eligible for the all-Northwest Region team.

Six Comets earned second team honors. The second team performers include wide receiver Jamal Crews, tight end Tyler Dunn, offensive guard Damien Hunt. The defense produced three second teamers, including lineman Chris Baisch, defensive end Galontre Thaxton and linebacker Tre’ Morgan. Three more Comets, defensive back Rufus Jeffress, kicker Kyle Lacks and punter Jason Dennis earnred honorable mention honors.

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