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Hospital sets construction start Oct. 3

Groundbreaking for 70-bed VCU-CMH
facility slated at 73-acre building site

Clarksville gets more time for Cove Project

Auctioneer recalls tobacco’s heydey

Back when tobacco, the “golden leaf” of Virginia was a celebrated crop, and tobacco auctions were a festive occasion, no one was more celebrated than the market auctioneer.


Comets win season opener, 38-18

HCHS had success in all three phases of football and repelled a gritty effort by Patrick County Friday night.





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Andrew Abbott
Abbott commits to Virginia

Earn all-state honors

Comets recognized

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Top, Andrew Abbott, pitching award; Tyler Duffer, best teammate; Trip Womack, most improved; and Arthur Watts, highest batting average. Above, Comets earning post=season honors are, from left, Colby Grissom (second team, utility, all region and other honors), Andrew Abbott (second team all-region pitcher and other honors); Arthur Watts (all region, first team DH and other honors) Brayden Moore, second team all-conference outfield, and Ethan Woltz (second team, catcher, all-conference.) Not pictured, Dustin Fears, second team all conference third baseman).

The Comets: By the numbers


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They’re difficult to accept

Comets fail to capitalize on chances

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Comet catcher Ethan Woltz takes the throw from second baseman Tripp Womack and attempts to tag Mountain View runner Nolan Johnson. Johnson was safe, scoring the winning run and ending the Comets’ season. (David Conner II photo)
Halifax County High School had its chances in a tough nine-inning, 2-1 loss to Mountain View Monday.

Comets overpowering in 15-2 win over Stuart

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Comet Dustin Fears watches at his first inning homer. (David Conner II photos)

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