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Service set Friday for late Councilman Billy Clarke

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.


One Dixie for all

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





Jayvees pick up 46-20 loss to GW-Danville / November 06, 2017
Halifax County High School jayvee football sustained a tough loss at GW-Danville Thursday night, 46-20.

The Comets scored on a six-yard pass from Osiris Ross to Zyliek Perkins in the second quarter. GW led at halftime, 24-6.

Halifax generated more offense, but could not keep pace with GW. The Comets scored on a two-yard run from Ross in the third period and a 60-yard run by Ross in the final quarter.

“The kids played hard and battled all game after falling into an early hole,” said coach Thomas Turbeville.

The jayvees are now 4-5. The Comets play their final game of the fall campaign tonight against E.C. Glass in Lynchburg.

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