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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.


One Dixie for all

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





Bluestone Middle School no match for Park View in 38-19 loss / December 20, 2017
Bluestone Middle School hosted the Park View Middle School at the Bluestone High School gym on Wednesday night and took a pounding in a 38-19 loss.

Park View was led by Dylan Bradshaw’s three treys in the game. Jaheem Smith, Tamarion Thomas, and Travonte Hawkins each posted six points in the win.

Park View opened up at 10-0 first quarter lead. Each team scored six points in the second period. Park View went to halftime up, 16-6.

Bluestone returned to the court in the third and mustered only two points in the stanza. PV stayed on the grind and dropped in 13.

Midway of the fourth quarter, the Trojans moved to their bench and the reserves did quite well in posting Bluestone’s highest point production of the game at 11 points. Garrett Allgood, Ernest Jones, Victor Small and Sayvon Logan all had points in the final period.

The loss dropped the Trojans to 0-7.

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