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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 trounce Westwood

South Boston News
Talitha Marable looks for her shot against Westwood. / December 14, 2017
The Halifax County Middle School girls’ basketball team easily defeated Westwood Monday at home, 41-6.

Halifax held the visitors to two field goals, one in the second and one in the third.

Halifax scored 15 points in the first period and had 29 at halftime. The Lions reached 40 points after the third period.

Talitha Marable led the way for Halifax, scoring 13 points. She had a trey in the first period.

Savianna Bailey scored ten points, while Jadyn Harlow added five.

Halifax finished with 17 field goals, including one trey. The Lions went six-of-14 from the foul line.

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