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Man taken to ER with gunshot injuries

Police are seeking information on a Tuesday night shooting in South Boston after a 26-year-old male suffered a gunshot wound to the leg, sending him to the hospital with non-life…

HCHS alters SOL testing schedule due to forecast


Sunday forecast for Halifax County calls for major snow accumulation


Comets slip past Martinsville to improve to 4-0

Three score in double figures to help team to 45-44 victory





Carey qualifies for state swim meet / February 12, 2018
Halifax County High School swimmer Nick Carey qualified again for the 5A state tournament.

Carey finished fourth in regional action in Christiansburg with a time of 55.14 in the 100 fly.

The Comet boys placed ninth (61 points) and the girls were 11th (46 points). PH-Roanoke won the girls regional title and Albemarle won the boys title.

The Halifax girls posted an eighth place finish (4:57/16) in the 400 free relay.

“We did our best. It was a great day to finish up the season. The kids loved the trip to a beautiful facility,” said coach Shawn Torian.

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