Major flooding forecast in Halifax County/South Boston

The National Weather Service has issued Flood Warnings for areas along the Dan River including Paces and South Boston.

Harold and the Purple Crayon colors the Prizery

Community Calendar for Jan. 25, 2010

JOHN M. JORDAN CAMP #581 SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS MEETS JAN. 25 The January 25 meeting of the John M. Jordan (Halifax County) Camp #581, Sons of the Confederate Veterans Historical Honor Society will be held at Spare Times Grill for dinner and speaker program. The meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. HALIFAX UNITED WAY ANNUAL MEETING JANUARY 28 Halifax United […]

Auxiliary makes donation to NHVFD

Overtime redux

As of late, Halifax County High School is the master of overtime in the Western Valley District.

Lady Comets hold off FC

The Halifax County High School varsity girls’ basketball team showed resilience and poise down the stretch in the final period, and the Comets held off Franklin County, 66-55, in a key Western Valley district matchup Friday night.

Prep briefs

Jayvees edge Eagles Halifax County used an 18-10 third-quarter run to overcome a four- point deficit Friday night en route to a 74-70 Western Valley District boys’ junior varsity basketball triumph over Franklin County at Samuel M. Hawkins-Central Gymnasium. The Comets (3-1 in the WVD, 8-4 overall) turned a 40-36 halftime deficit into a 54-50 advantage, courtesy of that run. […]

Virginia falls to Wake

By Jerry Ratcliffe Charlottesville Daily Progress Used with permission WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Tony Bennett wished he had a Plan B when he glanced over at his bench during the first half of Saturday’s game at Wake Forest and saw his two leading scorers sitting there with foul trouble. Instinct told him to coach by the book when Virginia’s best player, […]

Speaking of Sports for Jan. 25, 2010

North Carolina, once regarded as a possible NCAA men’s basketball Final Four contender, may be approaching a dramatic precipice, at least in basketball terms.

Tech playing for NCAA bid

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Virginia Tech missed the NCAA tournament a year ago, but won the kind of game Saturday that should help the Hokies go dancing this March.