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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





Lady Lions rout PVMS

NO-HITTER - Miyana Ross comes home with a pitch during the HCMS softball win over Park View. The Lions got a no-hit effort from three pitchers. (David Conner II photo) / March 26, 2009
The HCMS softball team opened conference play with a 10-0 rout of Park View Monday.

HCHS got a tremendous pitching effort, as Miyana Ross, Courtney Epps and Beth Thomas combined on a no-hitter. Brianna Pierce had a three-hit game to spark the offense.

HCHS also capitalized on shaky defense by the Cougars.

HCMS got its first two runs in the first inning, as Pierce had a basehit and Meg Bane reached on an error. Both runners eventually scored on wild pitches for a 2-0 Lion lead.

HCMS then blew it open in the third inning, after extending its lead to 3-0.

Megan Puckett scored the third run after reaching on a one-out error.

Halifax eventually sent 11 batters to the plate and led 10-0 after scoring seven runs.

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