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Kickoff set Saturday for Barn Quilt Trail

The Halifax County Barn Quilt Trail will kick off its celebration Saturday, at 9 a.m. at the Halifax Farmers Market. There will be an information table at the market where…

Mecklenburg County eyes two percent increase in real estate tax rate

Top-line 42 cent rate would go unchanged, but rising values would net fresh revenue

Mecklenburg County hosts state education leaders


Big weekend of racing comes to SBS, VIR

Philip Morris returns to South Boston Speedway Saturday, while the Andretti family will have a presence at VIR





Jayvee baseball takes down Amherst / March 19, 2018
Luke Fulcher and Ben Irby each collected three RBI as the Halifax County jayvee baseball team defeated Amherst County, 9-2, on Friday.

Fulcher went 2-for-3, with two runs scored. Fulcher connected on a two-run double in the third inning.

Irby went two-for-four with a run scored. Irby had a one-run single and a two-run single.

Halifax had 10 hits, with Christian Worley and Jared Dawson each collecting two.

Worley got the win, working three innings. He walked two, allowed three hits and allowed two unearned runs. Worley fanned eight batters.

Jaxon Lloyd also had two strikeouts, one walk and surrendered a hit.

Jackson Dunavant finished in relief, working three innings. He allowed one hit.

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