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New radios sought to get town, county police in sync

South Boston man dies in crash after high speed chase

A 46 year old South Boston man, Danny Gene Franklin, died at the scene of an automobile crash Sunday night near the intersection of State Route 96 and US 501…

HCSA proposes water, sewer increases

Authority to hold public hearing on rate hikes of between 1-6 percent


Lady Comets take down MV in five sets





Jayvee softball blows past Amherst / April 08, 2013
The Halifax County High School softball squad defeated Amherst, 6-1, in non-district action Thursday, before inclement weather blew into the area and ended the varsity game prematurely.

The Comets alllowed only one Amherst run, which scored on a wild pitch in the fourth. Otherwise, HCHS kept Amherst bottled up, allowing two hits.

Sidney McLamb pitched five innings, working a complete game for the Comet girls. She fanned eight and limited the Lancers to two hits.

The softball jayvees are now 6-0 on the season.

HCHS scored twice in the fourth, as Gabby Spainhour had a double to plate two runs.

HCHS added five in the fifth. Lauren Chaney cracked a double, Kirsten Doss reached on an error, and later McLamb reached on a fielder’s choice. Megan Watts singled and HCHS capitalized on back to back walks, scoring five runs in the inning.

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