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South Boston man gets jail time on drug charges

Vernon Hill man dies in motorcycle crash

A Vernon Hill man was killed Friday afternoon when the motorcycle he was operating slid off the gravel shoulder of State Route 360 and crashed.

Smoker tax runs into flak as South Boston puts off action

South Boston Town Council on Monday night put off action on a proposed 25 cent-per-pack cigarette tax after a number of speakers at a public hearing criticized the levy as…


Moore earns all-state baseball honors

Comet senior outfielder named to second team





It’s clobbering time for Lady Comets / May 11, 2017
Halifax County High School varsity softball enjoyed a hitting spree on the road Tuesday, clobbering Magna Vista, 14-1.

The Comets scored one run in the first inning and added six more in the second. Halifax scored single runs in the third, fourth and fifth innings.

The Comets added four in the sixth inning.

Halifax finished the night with 14 hits. Mackenzie Lawter belted two homers in her first two at-bats and later added a double. She scored three runs, and went three-for-four.

Anna Clowdis went two-for-two and Kaitlyn Richardson went two-for-three.

Lauryn Chappell, Carol Fears, Madison Gunn, Jeri Tyler, Faith Harlow, Katie Cole and Rose Spainhour had one hit apiece.

Carol Fears and Sidney McLamb, returning to the circle, combined on a two-hitter.

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