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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 hold on for win

South Boston News
A PC defender works to stop Lauryn Easley in Comet jayvee girls action Tuesday. (David Conner II photo) / February 01, 2018
The Halifax County High School jayvee girls’ basketball team battled hard and emerged with a 31-28 win over Patrick County Tuesday in South Boston.

Halifax had four points in the first period, six in the second, 12 in a productive third quarter and nine in the final period.

Grace Langford scored 11 points for the Comets. Ella Morrison had eight. A’nya Brandon had four.

Halifax led at the half, 10-4, and then the game came down to momentum shifts. Halifax outscored PC, 12-9, in the third period. The Lady Cougars went on a 15-9 run in the final period and almost rallied on the road to win.

Halifax only had two baskets in the final period and held on to win.

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