Brandie Clark Clay

Brandie Clark Clay, 36, of Roxboro, N.C., formerly of South Boston, died June 10, 2013 at Hock Family Pavilion, Durham, N.C. She was born in Halifax County on July 6, 1976, a daughter of Joseph Alexander Clark and the late Shirley Perkins Clark and was a member of First Baptist Church, Roxboro. She is survived by two daughters, Elexus Clay […]

Jeffery Lynn Norton

Jeffery Lynn “Bodean” Norton of 8239 James D. Hagood Highway, Scottsburg, died on Monday, June 17, 2013 at the age of 46. He was born on Sept. 30, 1966 to the late Lewis Norton and Mary Miller Norton and was married to Charlotte Morris Norton. Mr. Norton was a self employed landscaper, and he was of the Baptist faith. He […]

Shirley Edward Loyd

Shirley Edward Loyd, 73, of Clayton, N.C., died Saturday, June 15 at his home with his family by his side. He was born Nov. 25, 1939 in South Boston, a son of the late Charlie Thomas and Luvinia Russell Loyd. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Charlie Loyd and Bobby Loyd. Mr. Loyd was a wholesale distributor with […]

Beatrice Hamlett Jones

Beatrice Hamlett Jones, of Nathalie, died Sunday, June 16, 2013 at her home. She was born in Charlotte County on May 11, 1932, a daughter of the late Luther Hamlett and Annie Trent Hamlett. Beatrice was married to James E. “Billy” Jones and was a member of Ellis Creek Baptist Church. In addition to her husband, Beatrice is survived by […]

Belles rained out

The Belles division got one game completed Saturday, with another outcome delayed by rain in tournament play in Halifax. Motley disposed of Brookneal, 18-1, in game one. Charlotte County led the Halifax American Belles, 7-4, in early action. The game was halted due to rain, with action resuming Sunday.

American Ponytails take district tournament

At the end, Shekeria Chandler slammed a flare into the gap, scrambling frantically around the bases, looking to make a decisive game-changing play for the American Ponytails in the clinching game of the district tournament Saturday afternoon.

Scottsburg leads the pack in Machine Pitch tournament

Scottsburg is off to a 2-0 start in district 2 Dixie Youth machine pitch action in Clarksville.

American Darlings score early, often

The Halifax American Darlings are scoring early and often in district tournament softball play at the Bethune Complex in Halifax.

Cole takes over at Randolph Henry

Jay Cole begins a new chapter in his professional life this fall as the head coach of the Randolph-Henry High School varsity football program.

Intangible advantages lead to 9-6 loss by Post 8

It’s a staple of sports that older, more experienced teams generally have intangible advantages over younger, less veteran clubs.