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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 girls pick up easy win

South Boston News
Jadyn Harlow (54) provides solid defense Monday night. (David Conner II photo) / December 21, 2017
The Halifax County Middle School girls basketball team defeated Fieldale-Collinsville, 30-6, Monday at home to improve to 6-0.

Talitha Marable led Halifax with nine points, and Jadyn Harlow had eight.

Shamya Hankins contributed six points and Lynia Reed scored four points.

Halifax led 12-0 at the end of the first quarter and cruised to a 22-2 lead at halftime.

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