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Budget or bust: Schools run risk of $1M giveback

Division short of money for pay hikes, some mandated

Squad leaders: ‘We’re not going to make it’

With fewer volunteers and more calls, rescue squads request funds for paid staff

Hemp: Real deal or flash in pan?

Many take wait-and-see approach on hemp growing until state writes regulations


Comets clobber Martinsville 23-0

The pitchers are throwing strikes and the defense has been strong. And the offense has been fairly potent.





HCMS tryouts scheduled / July 12, 2018
Halifax County Middle School has scheduled tryouts in advance of the upcoming fall sports season.

A golf clinic will begin Monday, July 23 at Green’s Folly golf course starting at 6 p.m. Any boys and girls that will be going to sixth, seventh, or eighth grade this school year may attend. You must have an up to date VHSL physical on file in the Athletic Department at HCMS before attending.

Football tryouts will begin Aug. 6 from 5-7 p.m. Rising sixth, seventh and eighth grade students may attend. You must have an up to date VHSL physical on file at HCMS in order to participate.

Volleyball tryouts will begin Monday Aug. 6 at the HCMS gym from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Any rising sixth, seventh, and eighth grade girls interested are asked to have an up to date physical on file at HCMS.

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