Howard Leslie Dunkley

Howard Leslie Dunkley, 89, of South Boston died Wednesday, April 24, 2013 in Lake Wylie, S.C. Born in Halifax County on Sept. 4, 1923, the son of the late Willie Avery Dunkley and Mamie Susan Palmer Dunkley, he was married to Nancy Marguerite Riddle Dunkley. He was an active member of First Baptist Church for several decades. He was a […]

Larry Daniel Scott

Larry Daniel Scott of Alphonse Dairy Road, South Boston died Saturday, April 27, 2013 in South Boston at the age of 55. Born in Halifax County on June 18, 1957, he was the son of the late George Daniel Scott and Flossie Jackson Scott. Mr. Scott is survived by two sisters, Doris Wiletta Scott of Staunton, and Ruth Medley and […]

Alease Williams Carden

Alease Williams Carden of Pine Trail, Halifax died Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 63. Born in Halifax County on April 16, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Rudolph Williams and Beatrice Tucker Williams. She was married to Cliffer Theodore Carden and was a member of Mount Pleasant CME Church. Mrs. […]

Lady Comets blink

Another tense pitching duel, more classic Franklin County-Halifax County showdown action in varsity softball.

Comets blown out

Franklin County, a team noted for its late-inning run surges, took a different approach to the manufacturing of runs Friday night in its last Western Valley District regular-season match-up against two-time reigning league kingpin Halifax County.

Comet tennis takes Heritage Invitational

The Halifax County High School boys tennis team is celebrating a first place finish in the Heritage Invitational Saturday.

Improvement seen in loss to FC Eagles

The Franklin County High School varsity girls soccer defeated the Lady Comets 8-2 Friday night in South Boston, but the coaching staff sees clear progress with the program.

Jayvees roll over Franklin County

The Halifax County High School jayvee softball team rolled to a 10-5 decision over Franklin County Friday in South Boston.

Lions top Bluestone in track

The Halifax County Middle School girls’ track team downed Bluestone in a dual meet Wednesday, 67.5-28.5 in South Boston.

Comet jayvees slip past Franklin County

Normally, baseballs do not carry as well on cooler, overcast days, but you won’t convince Halifax County High School jayvee first baseman Kory Lennon.