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Halifax County school board calendar committee expands to 18

The Halifax County School Board’s calendar committee — responsible for setting the daily schedule from the first day of school to the last — is getting larger.

Banister River clean-up float slated Sept. 22

‘Make sure the dollars are there,’ supes urged

Chamber director voices support for raising school construction budget


Comets finish strong behind Franklin in district match





Clarksville Belles move forward with victory round

South Boston News / June 27, 2018
The Clarksville All-Star Belles defeated the South Hill Belles 29-9 on Sunday to advance to the championship bracket Monday night. The Clarksville girls were scheduled to play Lunenburg for the title beginning at 6 p.m.

With the win, Clarksville eliminated South Hill from the Belles tourney. Clarksville defeated Dinwiddie in the opening round tournament game.

South Hill faced off against Lunenburg and lost in the opening round. On day two, Clarksville dropped its contest with Lunenburg, suffering the team’s first loss.

South Hill, on day two, remained alive by besting Dinwiddie. Both teams were competing out of the loser’s bracket. Clarksville then went on to eliminate South Hill on Sunday.

Clarksville X-Play Ponytails All-Stars face Dinwiddie

After scoring a first round win over Blackstone, the Clarksville X-Play Ponytails All-Stars won again Sunday to move closer to being crowned the Dixie District-1 Softball tournament champions.

On the second day of competition on Saturday, Clarksville dropped its game with Dinwiddie. The loss sent the X-Play girls to the bottom bracket where they went on to take on Crewe/Burkeville on Sunday.

The local All-Stars beat Crewe/Burkeville, moving Clarksville back into the winners bracket and setting up Monday’s contest with Dinwiddie in the championship round.

Dinwiddie has remained undefeated throughout the tournament, and Clarksville would have to win back-to-back games Monday and Tuesday to claim the district championship and advance to the state tournament.

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