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Borrowing may be necessary to finish system upgrade

Suspected driver in fatal Pittsylvania hit-and-run arrested

A Nathalie man and the suspected driver in a Aug. 27 fatal hit-and-run wreck in Pittsylvania County has been arrested by Virginia State Police after weeks of searching by authorities.

Feds close probe with no charges against South Boston police

The U.S. Justice Department has closed its review into the death of Linwood Lambert Jr., the Richmond man who died on May 4, 2013 after being tased by South Boston…

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Six Lady Comets named to all-conference team

SoVaNow.com / June 16, 2014
Halifax County High School varsity softball had a successful season, rolling to an 18-7 record.

The Comets came within one game of the state tournament, losing in the Group 5-A north regional semifinals.

Six Comets earned all-Conference 16 honors.

The five first team selections are pitcher Taylor Barnes. Junior catcher Ashley Watts, sophomore second baseman Kirsten Doss, junior outfielder Kye-Neisha Logan and junior first baseman Gabby Spainhour.

Senior outfielder Megan Puckett made second team all-conference.

HCHS finished 14-4 in the regular season, 1-1 in the Piedmont district tournament, and won its first two games in 5-A in north regional action.

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