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Two held for assault in stabbing incident

Couple lands in jail after fight

Flooding covers roads, snarls traffic across region

Heavy rainfall in the region has touched off flash flooding and swollen rivers, which in turn has snarled traffic on waterlogged roads from Danville to South Hill.


Comet teams host region playoff games





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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