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Kickoff set Saturday for Barn Quilt Trail

The Halifax County Barn Quilt Trail will kick off its celebration Saturday, at 9 a.m. at the Halifax Farmers Market. There will be an information table at the market where…

Mecklenburg County eyes two percent increase in real estate tax rate

Top-line 42 cent rate would go unchanged, but rising values would net fresh revenue

Mecklenburg County hosts state education leaders


Big weekend of racing comes to SBS, VIR

Philip Morris returns to South Boston Speedway Saturday, while the Andretti family will have a presence at VIR





Softball rallies for comeback victory / March 19, 2018

The Halifax County High School varsity softball team rallied in the top of seventh for six runs, giving the Comets a final surge in a comeback 13-11 win.

Lauryn Chappell and Abby Martin worked on the mound for Halifax. Martin got the win in relief after Chappell had a rocky outing.

Halifax had 16 hits, while Park View collected 10.

Dee Dee Jeffress led off, and she belted a two-run double in the seventh.

Skyla Strohm connected on a three-run homer in the third, a two-run single in the fourth and an RBI single in the seventh.

Sydney Wilborn scored twice, and had a solo home run in the fifth.

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