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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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Comets look strong for next season

South Boston News
Comet head coach Larry Epperly leads his team in Wednesday’s loss to Freedom, ending the Comets’ season. Halifax County looks to be strong again next year with a strong returning class and help from the jayvees. (David Conner II photo)
Larry Epperly and the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball program had to deal with a deflating loss in Region 5-A north regional semifinals action to Freedom High School.

Season ending buzzer beater

South Boston News
Comet Will Miller got a good look in the paint and got past the Freedom defense. Miller led the Comets with 21 points. (David Conner II photo)
Comets fall to Freedom on three-pointer with time running out

Freedom had tough path in regionals

South Boston News
Freedom High School, from Loudoun County, had a tough path to the Region 5-A north finals last night.

Comet notebook

South Boston News
Larry Epperly and the Comet basketball staff have to be proud of Saturday’s comeback win over a tough R.E. Lee-Springfield outfit. The Comets’ latest opponent was clearly playing its best basketball of the season heading into the regional quarterfinals.

Freedom looking to make waves

South Boston News
Freedom has sent shock waves through the state 5-A basketball scene, and now this very dangerous opponent is looking to eliminate Halifax County Monday in South Boston.

Comets close strong for gritty win

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Robert E. Lee-Springfield had been making trouble in the Region 5-A playoffs, and the pesky Lancers put Halifax County High School on its heels early Saturday night.

Comets struggle, find a way to win

Larry Epperly has been preaching the message all season that if a team defends properly, that club can survive an off-target offensive night.

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