Comets could benefit from transfer student

With the arrival of a new county administrator, the Halifax County High School varsity football team is also getting a transfer who may be helpful to the Comet program.

Campbell to play soccer at Ferrum

Jaynee Campbell is set for the next chapter in her athletic career.

Stallings gets first win

Blake Stallings celebrated heartily in NASCAR Victory lane Tuesday night, after holding off Tommy Peregoy in a razor-thin, heart-stopping finish in the limited sportsman 100-lapper at SBS.

Pulliam collects big payday at SBS

Lee Pulliam collected a $5,000 payday for his NASCAR late model race team Tuesday night, winning a fairly sedate 200-lap feature at South Boston Speedway.

Post 8 baseball experiences considerable success

Post 8 American Junior Legion baseball continues to experience considerable success.

Watkins returns to SBS in style

Former SBS track champion Chuck Watkins returned in style Tuesday night, winning the 50-lap Pure Stock feature at South Boston Speedway, in the opening race Tuesday night.

Brunswick drops Emporia for minor league title

The Brunswick Dixie Youth Minor League allstars beat Emporia Wednesday night 11-1 to win the AAA minors’ Dixie Youth baseball crown at Scottsburg..

Bible Study by Dena Stevens for July 5, 2012

Ezekiel, Chapter 20 This twentieth chapter is exciting. We could call it: “God keeps His Word.” God’s Word has always come to pass just as prophesied, and it will continue to come to pass in the future. That’s why we should study to know His promises of things that lie ahead of us, so we can be prepared. Jesus said, […]

Plain and Simple for July 5, 2012

Well, I have made my move from Newport News to the beautiful Sandbridge section of Virginia Beach. I thought that I would use this column to give some helpful moving advice to those people who are contemplating moving. The number one piece of advice that I can give is don’t—don’t move! To be honest, I am happy now that the […]

Hitesburg News for July 5, 2012

Sunday, call to worship was “Let’s Just Praise the LOrd” by the choir at Hitesburg Baptist Church. The Reverend Mike Riley read the announcements and welcomed everyone. Hymn was “America the Beautiful”. Everyone pledged allegiance to the United States flag. Children’s sermon, which was lead by Rev. Riley, was concerning being in school, at social events or anywhere and how […]