Holt benefit Saturday

A benefit barbecue supper and song service will be held at Winn’s Creek Baptist Church this Saturday, Aug. 27 beginning at 5 p.m. The barbeque supper includes barbecued pork, slaw, potatoes, corn, bread, dessert and drink with take-out plates available. The cost is $8 for adults; $4 for children under 10.

AWANA returns to First Baptist Church of Millstone

Back to school means back to AWANA at First Baptist Church of Millstone. Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 31, FBC Millstone will begin their second year of AWANA. All children and young adults ages 2 to 18 are invited to attend.

Muscular Dystrophy Bowl-A-Thon Sept. 4

The World of Sports Bowling Center in South Boston will host its inaugural Bowl-A-Thon to fundraise for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The Bowl-A-Thon is set for Sunday, Sept. 4, 1-6 p.m. Cost per person is $10, and includes 3 games and shoes.

NR Church Notices for Aug. 25, 2011

HOUSEHOLD OF FAITH APOSTOLIC CHURCH Sunday school 10:15 a.m., worship 11:30 a.m., Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m., first and third Saturday prayer at 8:00 a.m.; revival with Pastor Howerton Aug. 25-26 at New Vision at 7:30 p.m. nightly; August 28, guests will be Rock of Salvation’s Eld. David Chambers at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend. Pastor Eld. William […]

Lady Comets win opening match

Halifax County High School volleyball has won its first match of the season with a strong effort. The Comets defeated Chatham, three games to none, 27-25, 25-16 and 25-16. Kate and Meg Bane had strong setting efforts, recording percentages of 94 and 100 percent, respectively. Service graded out at 95 percent, while kills were at 50 percent and passing 70 […]

Goals set high for volleyball

Halifax County High School varsity volleyball has a stronger shot at making the Northwest Regional playoffs this fall, but the Comet coach Steve Mattox has higher aspirations for the spikers.

Committed to winning

Halifax County High School varsity football is on a three-year losing skid, following a 2-8 campaign last season.

Comet defense

The Halifax County High School varsity football team has a different look on defense this season.

Comet offense

Halifax County High School has a new quarterback and an intriguing mix of skill players on the Comet offense, and coach David Wojtecki is counting on solid play from the offensive line to get the team clicking right out of the gate.

Positive signs for cross country

There are some very positive signs for the Halifax County High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams this fall, with some possible unchartered territory for the boys’ squad.