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Halifax County school board calendar committee expands to 18

The Halifax County School Board’s calendar committee — responsible for setting the daily schedule from the first day of school to the last — is getting larger.

Banister River clean-up float slated Sept. 22

‘Make sure the dollars are there,’ supes urged

Chamber director voices support for raising school construction budget


Comets finish strong behind Franklin in district match





Jayvee girls cap regular season with road win / February 05, 2018
The Halifax County High School jayvee girls basketball team capped the regular season Friday on a positive note, defeating Tunstall, 32-19, on the road.

Halifax rolled out to an 8-1 lead at the end of the first period and led 18-5 at halftime. The Comets had to deal with a more competitive Tunstall team in the second half. Halifax secured the Piedmont District victory.

Ella Morrison continued to show improvement, as she scored eight for the Comets. A’nya Brandon had six. Two Comets, including Kayla Townes and Grace Langford, had four points apiece. Amaya Mitchell scored three. Tunstall got out to a very slow start and connected on just two field goals by halftime. The Tunstall squad hit seven baskets in the second half. Amara Harrell scored had 13 points, with 12 of those coming in the second half on six baskets.

The jayvees downed Martinsville, 31-25, on Wednesday night.

The Comet girls bolted to a 14-5 lead after the first quarter. Halifax owned a 22-11 lead at halftime and managed to hold off the Lady Bulldogs in the second half.

Morrison scored 15 points.

Lauryn Easley also played well, scoring seven.

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