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Emergency services chief resigns post

Four days, three fatal crashes

A Clarksville teen died Friday in Buffalo Junction wreck, the first of three deadly car crashes in Mecklenburg County in the past week.


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Lions ramp up for busy basketball season / November 02, 2017
The Halifax County Middle School boys and girls basketball schedule has been released.

The boys are set to play first, with the girls getting the follow-up game.

The slate starts on Nov. 20, with Powhatan at home.

There’s a holiday break, followed by a busy December. Halifax five games in December, Martinsville Dec. 4 (away); Ben Franklin at home Dec. 7; Westwood at home Dec. 11; Laurel Park away Dec. 14; and Fieldale-Collinsville home Dec. 18.

The January slate includes six games. O.T. Bonner away Jan. 11; Patrick County at home Jan. 16; Martinsville at home Jan. 18; Ben Franklin away Jan. 22; Westwood away Jan. 25; and Laurel Park at home Jan. 29.

Halifax has three regular season games in February, Fieldale-Collinsville away Feb. 1; Bonner home Feb. 5 and Patrick County on the road Feb. 8.

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