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Halifax County churches hit by thieves during Sunday services

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several larcenies at places of worship throughout the county.

Fiber-to-the-home gains toehold in county

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative has completed the initial stage of fiber-to-the-home internet service in Halifax County with the deployment of roughly 5.5 miles of fiber optic cable in the Clays Mill…

Halifax trustees tap members to work with supervisors on facilities plan


Comets’ season ends

Fall to GW in regional opener





Comet spikers shut out by Appomattox in opener; jayvees also fall 2-0

South Boston News
HCHS varsity volleyball team members are, from left, assistant coaches Whitney White and Tracy Roller, Kylie Satterfield, Cassie Ashe, Madison Barnes, Sarah Watts, Trinity Martin, Kirsten Wellons, Peyton Lowery, Bailey Bowen, Amanda Duffer, Raegan Ridgeway, manager Skyla Strohm and head coach Meg Bane. / August 29, 2019
Halifax County High School varsity volleyball lost in three sets on the road against Appomattox Tuesday.

The home club defeated Halifax 25-19, 25-12 and 25-6.

Halifax did not play well against a very good team, according to head coach Meg Bane.

Madison Barnes had eight good serves and one ace. Trinity Martin had seven good serves.

Barnes had two blocks.

M. Barnes, T. Martin, and Kirsten Wellons had four attacks.

Kendall Foushee had 20 sets and M. Barnes had 19.

Sarah Watts and Kirsten Wellons had one block.

In the first game the Comet jayvees fell to Appomattox, 2-0, in the Tuesday season opener on the road.

Appomattox prevailed, 25-20 and 25-15.

Arissa Conner had four points serving in the non-district action. Ashlyn Strickland had three aces. Shamya Hankins, Strickland, Tessy Henderson, and Greyson Terry had one kill apiece.

Henderson had one solo block.

Jadyn Harlow had three digs.

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