IVC plant in South Hill to halt manufacturing, costing 100 jobs

International Veneer Company (IVC) announced Monday it will soon cease manufacturing operations at its South Hill plant, resulting in the loss of about 100 jobs. Production at the plant will continue for approximately 60 days before IVC downsizes in South Hill to a warehousing and administrative location.

Geraldine Lovelace Schmidt Dix

Geraldine Lovelace Schmidt Dix, 93, of Halifax passed away on Jan. 12, 2013. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Aubrey Schmidt and her stepson, William Dix. She is survived by her husband, Howard Dix of Halifax. Her surviving children are Ann Lewis and husband, Johnny of Mt. Laurel and Don Schmidt and wife Will of Chester. Grandchildren […]

Beulah Carter Compton

Beulah Carter Compton of Hurt, formerly of Chester passed away on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at her home in Hurt. She was born in Georgetown, S.C. on Oct. 28, 1935 and was 77 at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late John Carter and Isabel Goins Carter and was married to the late Chester Sampson […]

Rev. Robert Merrill Hurd Jr.

Rev. Robert Merrill Hurd Jr., born Feb. 6, 1958 at Johnson Air Force Base, Japan, entered his eternal life unto his Lord Jesus Christ on Jan. 13, 2013. Rev. Hurd pastured several SBC churches and served as volunteer chaplain at HRHS. He is survived by his mother Shirley Klugh; his father, Robert Merrill Hurd Sr. and step mother Carol Sue […]

Christeen Farmer Armstrong

Christeen Farmer Armstrong of Vernon Hill went to be with her Lord on Saturday, Jan.12, 2013. She was born in Oconee County, S.C., on Aug. 17, 1917 and was 95 years old. She was the daughter of the late James Hoke Farmer and Lillian Wilson Farmer and was married to the late Edgar Felton Armstrong. She was a member of […]

HCHS downs Heritage 71-64

Evin Morrison (15) operates inside Friday night against Heritage. (Blakely Swanson photo)

SBS officially crowns track champions

More than $45,000 in cash awards and special racing prizes were handed out Saturday night, as South Boston Speedway recognized its 2012 division champions and special awards winners.

Lady Lions down Wyatt, Park View

The Halifax County Middle School girls easily downed Wyatt, 31-20, in a home game Saturday.

Jayvees pick up big win

The Halifax County High School jayvee boys capitalized on a very strong rebounding effort from Kory Lennon and strong defense in a 57-52 win over Heritage at home Friday night.

HCHS fall athletes recognized for All-Academic honors

Varsity Cheer: Michaela Brandon, Tara Brandon, Kaitlyn Coates, Sohpie Crowell, Makeisha Dance, Victoria Evans, Megan Fincher, Ellys Holding, Emily Ingram, Olivia Jennings, Katie Lloyd, Gabriel Medley, Terri Murray, Ashley Peer, Lauren Ratliff, Alexis Reaves, Meghan Talley, Tehya Walton, Kaitlin Wilson. Cross-Country Girls: Alexandria Barron, Heather Bird, Brianna Boelte, Berkley Conner, Jessica Conner, Grace Davis, Marilyn Fisher, Emily Hansen, Shereen Massimi, […]