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Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in Route 501 hit-and-run

Virginia State Police are investigating a Friday morning hit-and-run in northern Halifax County at the Staunton River and Campbell County line that sent a pedestrian to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital.…

Remains of Emma Compton Layne identified; leads sought in homicide

Human remains found in the Nathalie area in November have been positively identified as those of Emma Compton Layne of Cody, who has been missing since June 20, 2017.

Crystal Hill solar farm becomes first to win permit

Project moves forward on 7-1 vote

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One Dixie for all

Scottsburg merges with Halifax County Dixie Youth to form one countywide league

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Jayvee girls start well, fade, lose 42-38

SoVaNow.com / December 14, 2017
The Martinsville jayvee girls slipped past Halifax, 42-38, in Piedmont District basketball action.

Halifax started well, scoring 15 points in the first quarter. But the Comets slowed a bit and only had 10 points in the second period, eight in the third and five in the fourth.

Martinsville scored 14 in the first period, four in the second, nine in the third, and then clicked in the final quarter, scoring 15 points.

Kayla Townes had 11 for Halifax, while A’nya Brandon scored 10. Ella Morrison also had 10 points for the Comets.



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