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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





Lions cruise past Fieldale-Collinsville 43-22

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Kameron Roberts and other players join in a battle for control of the basketball. / December 21, 2017
The Halifax County Middle School boys basketball team cruised past Fieldale-Collinsville, 43-22, Monday at home.

The Lions now have a .500 mark heading into the holiday break.

Nijay Ross led Halifax with 12 points, while Zach Carter had eight. Javeon Morris and Wyatt Nelson had six apiece and Kameron Roberts contributed four.

Halifax had a strong early defensive effort, leading 10-2 at the end of the first period. The Lions held a 19-14 advantage at halftime.

Halifax had a torrid run in the third period and held a 30-19 edge at the end of the quarter.

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