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Mecklenburg trustees tap interim school superintendent

Trustees on the Mecklenburg County School Board named Dr. Janet C. Crawley as part-time temporary interim Superintendent of Schools at a special meeting Thursday night, June 25. Crawley, who takes…

Black bear cub makes escape through South Boston

Residents of Traver Avenue in South Boston received a furry bundle of excitement early Thursday afternoon — a small black bear cub that scampered down the street, headed for the…

Charleston murders spur change, debate – and no more Conferederate flag making in town

Responding to national uproar in the wake of last week’s mass murder at a Charleston, S.C. African-American church, Annin Flagmakers announced Tuesday that it will stop producing and selling Confederate…

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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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