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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 sweep Martinsville in shutouts / April 24, 2017

The Halifax County Middle School baseball team recently swept Martinsville in doubleheader action, 13-0 and 4-0 by forfeit.

Halifax had one competitive game in the win. In the 13-0 victory, Halifax collected six hits, led by Shea Carey’s two-for-three, three run scored outing.

Leo Noblin reached on an error and scored. He had a stolen base. Gavin Colwell scored three times after reaching base on an error, being hit by a pitch and drawing a walk.

Joey Duffer went one-for-three with two stolen bases, scoring three times.

Ben Irby went one-for-three with two runs scored. Nathan Comer had a one-for-three outing.

Kyle Barker had a quality mound outing, fanning seven.

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