Community Calendar for Dec. 28, 2009

JUBILEE DAY CELEBRATION JANUARY 1 The Halifax County NAACP will be having a Jubilee Day Service on January 1, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the Banister Hill Baptist Church in Halifax VA where Rev. William Carr is pastor. Rev. Cecil Bridgeforth from the Shiloh Baptist Church in Danville, VA will be the guest preacher. The annual Cora Tucker award will […]

Making an impact

Deshon Dabbs has made a major impression in the early going for the Halifax County High School Comet varsity basketball team.

Comets ranked entering Classic

The Halifax County High School boys’ varsity basketball team is ranked 24th in the state in the latest Max Preps poll.

Williams unselfishly leads Comets

Marcus Williams is playing superb, unselfish basketball so far for the 5-0 Halifax County High School varsity.

Lady Comets ready to repeat

The Halifax County High School varsity girls’ basketball team is out to a quality 5-1 start, and the Comets want to continue to build momentum.

Brown, Betts lead Lady Comets

Destiny Betts and Nia Brown have stepped up their game, and both veterans have played important roles in the continued resurgence of the Halifax County High School girls’ varsity basketball program.

Lady Comets start slow in win over Martinsville

The Halifax County High School varsity girls’ basketball team warmed up for the upcoming Holiday Classic with a 64-40 win over Martinsville Wednesday. The Comets are 5-1 overall.

Oh so close

North Carolina again came close, but suffered critical mental mistakes en route to a second straight narrow loss in the Meineke Car Care Bowl.

White adapting to college game at Bridgewater

Former Halifax County High School Comet Russell White is making the transition from prep basketball to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.

Austin considering NFL

Junior defensive tackle Marvin Austin, a second-team all-ACC selection, may well have played his final college game. Austin reportedly came out of the locker room before kickoff highly emotional, and afterwards he declined to rule out a move to the NFL. With a rookie salary cap coming soon in the NFL, a horde of college juniors, including Austin, may leave […]