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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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COACH OF THE YEAR

SoVaNow.com / June 16, 2014
Halifax County High School head baseball coach Kelvin Davis has been selected as the Conference 16 coach of the year.

Halifax defeated PH-Ashland for the conference championship and Davis collected the top coach honors. The Comets eventually lost in the regional semifinals of the 5-A region north tournament.

Seven Comets were named to the all conference 16 team. Making the list were pitcher Chase Wilkerson, catcher Tristan Howerton, pitcher/outfieler Ryan Powell and shortshop Andrew McCann.

Three Comets, seniors Josh Irby, Dustin Crews and Tripp Bernnett made the second team.

HCHS finished the regular season with a 14-6 record.

HCHS ended its season with a loss at home to Freedom-South Riding. HCHS finished a 17-8 record, falling one game short of the state tournament.

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