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Ramping up for solar jobs

SVCC starts worker training program in anticipation of big demand for installer positions

Mecklenburg trustees take look at shorter school day

Proposal calls for shaving minutes off daily schedule

Brewery makes plans to move to lakefront

Clarksville’s hometown craft brewery is moving to a lakeside location, with a planned opening in summer 2019.


Post 8 scrappy, with solid offense, pitching

Defensive miscues prove costly, but team able to get over shortcomings






Comets earn state tourney berth with win

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Dylan Clark beats the throw to score in Tuesday’s regional matchup with Mountain View. (David Conner II photos)
Day said the Comets came out relaxed and played hard.

State meet holds considerable possibility for Comet track

South Boston News
HCHS track and field athletes competing in the upcoming VHSL Division 5 state meet at Newport News are, kneeling, Spencer Hargrave. From left, second row, Dexter Dixon, Christia Wood, Kmayia Moore and Lawson Mayfield. Third row, includes Herbert Brooks, Jaden Waller, and Otis Slayton. Not pictured, Malique Winbush, Tavontae Carden and alternates Ali Ferrell and Darrius Bowman.
Halifax will have more athletes competing in multiple events, although there are no guarantees and other schools also have a strong selection of athletes.

Comets advance in regionals

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Dylan Clark recovers to make the throw, and get the out, in Thurday’s regional baseball game at Comet Field. (David Conner II photos)
Halifax County High School varsity baseball and Mountain View clash Tuesday in South Boston with a trip to the Class 5 regional finals and a state tournament berth at stake.

Comets embrace comeback spirit

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Alex Lowery started for the Comets in Regional action Thursday. (David Conner II photo)
Halifax County High School head coach Kenneth Day liked the comeback spirit of the Comet baseball Halifax rallied for a 5-3 win over Orange, and there are some who might dismiss that performance. But Halifax won and advanced in regional play Thursday.

North Stafford stands between Lady Comets and state berth

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Kaitlyn Richardson slides under the catcher to score in regional softball action Thursday. (David Conner II photo)
Halifax County High School varsity softball is one win away from Class 5 State tournament action.

Slayton leads Comet effort in regional track meet

South Boston News
Otis Slayton set a new school long jump record of 23’11” in the Region 5 D west track. He also finished finished third in the 100 meter dash and third in triple jump. (Keith Douglas photo)

Varsity girls beat Fleming, fall to PH-Roanoke in regional soccer

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Maddie Fraser-Freshour gets a head on the ball in the varsity girls regional soccer game agains William Fleming Wednesday. (David Conner II photo)

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