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New radios sought to get town, county police in sync

South Boston man dies in crash after high speed chase

A 46 year old South Boston man, Danny Gene Franklin, died at the scene of an automobile crash Sunday night near the intersection of State Route 96 and US 501…

HCSA proposes water, sewer increases

Authority to hold public hearing on rate hikes of between 1-6 percent


Lady Comets take down MV in five sets





Season ends for HCHS girls soccer

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Comet keeper Sabrina Amos makes a sto during Tuesday’s game against GW in Danville. The varsity girls soccer team’s season ended with the 2-0 loss. (David Conner II photo) / May 23, 2013
The season has ended for the Halifax County High School varsity girls soccer team.

Halifax County lost the Western Valley District tournament consolation match Tuesday at GW-Danville, 2-0.

The Comets did have a winning season, finishing 9-8-1.

Halifax did not play especially well in the first half, according to coach Sid Young. GW led 2-0 at the half.

The opportunities were there for the Comets in the second half. HCHS was unable to convert.

Halifax County had 26 shots on goal overall, but could not break into the scoring column.

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