McCargo, Lady Comets, flying high

Matt McCargo is flying high, as he directs the Halifax County High School varsity girls to a deeper postseason run.

Recapping HCHS vs Riverbend

Breaking down the flow of Tuesday’s Northwest Regional opener between Halifax County High School and Riverbend, with the Comets moving on after a 65-54 win Tuesday.

Spring sports practice get under way for Comets

Spring sports preparations officially got under way at Halifax County High School Monday.

Comet track represented in state meet

The Halifax County High School track team has a respectable presence heading to the state tournament in Hampton.

Sports recently for Feb. 24, 2011

Virginia Tech, Clemson and then North Carolina are the final Atlantic Coast Conference tests for no. 1 Duke.

Kathy’s Column for Feb. 24, 2011

TO LOVE PEOPLE, TO BE INDISPENSABLE SOMEWHERE, THAT IS THE PURPOSE OF LIFE. THAT IS THE SECRET OF HAPPINESS … wonderful words to live by. I only wish I knew who to give the credit to for such an awesome truth. I JUST REALIZED THAT I WILL HAVE TO MISS THIS MONTH’S … Greensboro symphony orchestra’s performance and that makes […]

Mecklenburg County students to be furnished netbooks next school year

Every Mecklenburg County student entering ninth and 10th grade this fall will receive a personal netbook to use to access the internet both at school and home.


The 14-year-old suspect in the shooting death of Harold Cooper Jr., a Bluestone ninth grader gunned down Dec. 17, has been indicted of first degree murder by a Mecklenburg County Circuit Court grand jury.

For many, fast Internet is still hard to come by

Virginia’s 15th state legislative district, which includes Mecklenburg and surrounding counties, ranks dead last in the state in access to high-speed internet, according to a recent U.S. Department of Commerce study of rural America connectivity.

Post-Labor Day start approved for Mecklenburg County schools

Officials shelve early opening after hearing from parents, teachers