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Local hemp growers gain access to crop insurance

USDA-sponsored programs offered with strings attached

Firefighters battle blaze in South Boston; resident dies (UPDATED)

A fire that broke out at 1929 Crawley Avenue in South Boston at 11:41 a.m. Tuesday has claimed the life of the home's occupant, Carolyn Faulkner Edmondson.

It’s complicated: Talks begin on HCHS

With sales tax vote behind them, Halifax County supervisors, trustees turn attention to next challenge: how to spend the money


Comets downed by buzzer beater

Varsity boys fall in Piedmont District championship tilt; next up, regionals





Jayvee girls fall to Magna Vista to end season

South Boston News
Alyssa Glasscock drives to the basket in the Comet jayvee girls basketball game against Magna Vista. / February 13, 2020
The Halifax County High School jayvee girls basketball team finished its season with a 38-19 loss to Magna Vista 38-19 at home Tuesday.

Halifax won the opening period 6-4. The downfall in the game was the one-point frame Halifax put up in the second.

The teams went to halftime with MV leading 15-7. The Comets’ Jadyn Harlow had three points in the first half.

MV would win the third period 12-8 and take the leading score of 27-15 to the fourth period. Halifax was outscored 11-4 in the final block and fell to MV 38-19.

Tynia Carrington paced Halifax with six-game points.

Halifax: D. Graves 2, Z. Sims 4, S. Torello 3, T. Carrington 6, V. Winn 1, J. Harlow 3.

MV: A. Woods 6, D. Giggets 7, J. Hairston 4, N. Preston 2, I. Dandridge 2, S. Turner 5, S. Hairston-Williams 6, J. Manns 7.

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