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Mecklenburg supervisors air complaints on school project cost

After bids come in over
budget, board members
 question architects’ work

Boydton Day envisioned as ‘one to remember’

HCHS upkeep plan to be aired

Responding to concerns about the run-down state of the high school, the Halifax County School Board will hear a plan Thursday night for ongoing maintenance at a new or newly…


Lions win district championship





Dixie Boys go 0-2 in South Carolina / August 08, 2019
The Halifax County/Virginia champion Dixie Boys have been eliminated in World Series play in Aiken, S.C.

The local all-stars went 0-2 in the trip to the Palmetto State.

The Virginia champs bowed out following a 6-5 loss to Georgia Sunday.

The local all-stars came close in this one, falling short after a slow start.

Halifax scored one run in the first inning and then finished with a four-run rally in the seventh.

Georgia scored twice in the first, and added three in the third. Georgia produced the eventual winning run in the sixth.

Leadoff batter Tyler Collins scored in the first inning. He was hit by a pitch and Halifax later got a key single from Trevor Hazelwood.

Halifax had no significant offense in the second through the sixth innings.

Finally, in the seventh, Halifax picked up four runs.

The locals got four timely singles, including production at the top of the lineup from Collins and Josh Gunn.

In the last at-bat, Cody Casen and Trey Comer singled. Collins and Gunn followed with singles.

Cameron Carson delivered a RBI sacrifice fly. Trevor Hazelwood was walked intentionally. Dakii Chandler also had an RBI sacrifice fly, but the inning ended on a flyout.

Collins led the way with runs scored with two.

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