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Halifax County churches hit by thieves during Sunday services

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several larcenies at places of worship throughout the county.

Fiber-to-the-home gains toehold in county

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative has completed the initial stage of fiber-to-the-home internet service in Halifax County with the deployment of roughly 5.5 miles of fiber optic cable in the Clays Mill…

Halifax trustees tap members to work with supervisors on facilities plan


Comets’ season ends

Fall to GW in regional opener





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Comets absorb tough loss

The HCHS boys’ soccer team absorbed a tough loss to PH-Roanoke Thursday night. HCHS lost 10-0 at home, “probably one of the worst losses we’ve had since I’ve been coaching,” said Comet head coach Frank Shealy. “It was a total breakdown on our part.

Lady Comets enjoy encouraging moments in loss to Patrick Henry

The HCHS girls’ varsity soccer team enjoyed some encouraging moments Thursday night, but it was not enough in a district loss to Patrick Henry. PH emerged with a 6-0 victory. Still, HCHS had some positives.

Girls track scores impressive win over GW, Martinsville

The HCHS girls’ track team scored an impressive victory over GW-Danville and Martinsville in a tri-meet. The Comet girls collected 82 points, comfortably ahead of Martinsville (33) and GW (29).

Halifax girls noteworthy at recent track meet

The HCHS girls’ track team competed in the Friends of Coal Gazette Relays on May 1 and 2. The team placed third out of 22 teams. Tanisha Evans received the award for the “Female High Point Scorer” in the meet. Halifax had several noteworthy efforts, as six Comets placed in the meet.

Lady Comets soccer swamped by Glass



GOOD EFFORT - Nia Brown showed good hustle playing goalkeeper for the HCHS varsity girls soccer team Friday. (David Conner II photo)
The HCHS varsity girls’ soccer team lost to E.C. Glass, 9-1, in Western Valley district action Friday night. The Comets showed commendable hustle, but there’s still a significant overall gap between these programs.

Jayvees fall 3-0 to Glass

The jayvee Comet girls’ soccer team lost to E.C. Glass, 3-0, in WVD action Friday night. HCHS had several good penetrations in the second half, sparked by excellent hustle from Courtney Young, but could not overtake the Hilltoppers in the second half.

Comets respectable in WVD tennis tournament

The HCHS boys’ tennis performers had a very respectable effort in WVD tournament competition this weekend. In first round action, the Comets’ Jacob Trent downed Franklin County’s Jacques Delport, 6-3, 6-2.

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