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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





Lady Lions easily handle Laurel Park / February 02, 2017
The Halifax County Middle School girls basketball team improved to 12-1 with a 45-24 win at Laurel Park.

Halifax had a strong defensive effort, backed up by fairly balanced scoring. The Lions still own the top spot in the Piedmont Junior District standings.

Halifax had a strong second half, outscoring Laurel Park 14-7 in the third period and 12-4 in the fourth quarter.

Lynia Reed led Halifax with 14 points and Demeisha Canada had 10. Talitha Marable added nine and Shamaya Hankins scored eight.

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