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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


One Dixie for all

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





Jayvee girls struggle against Magna Vista / January 04, 2018
The Halifax County High School jayvee girls basketball team had a tough outing Tuesday at Magna Vista.

The Comets fell, 52-27, scoring in single digits in three periods. Halifax had six points in the first period, four in the second, and three in the final eight minutes.

The Comets found offensive consistency only in the third period, scoring 14 points.

Meanwhile, Magna Vista had 18 points in the first period and 17 in the second.

Tenneisha Hairston led the way with 22 points and Millayna Redd had 15.

Lauryn Easley had eight points for Halifax County, while A’nya Brandon scored seven. Ella Morrison had five.

Kayla Townes got into foul trouble with four.

The Comets host Martinsville Friday.

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