Red Bank News for Oct. 31, 2013

Sunday services at Union Christian Church were by Pastor Norman Talley; pianist was Mrs. Lottie Sue Nunn; special music by Kristen Wellons; Trunk or Treat Thursday at 6:00 p.m.; November 10, our Veterans will be recognized during worship with lunch to follow. Visiting Mr. and Mrs. Dave Jaloway during the week were Mr. and Mrs. Mike Sterchale. Mrs. Fannie Mae […]

Hitesburg News for Oct. 31, 2013

Sunday, call to worship was “Family of God” by the choir at Hitesburg Baptist Church. The Reverend Mike Riley read the announcements and welcomed everyone. Hymn was “I Am Resolved.” Children’s sermon, which was lead by Sharon Kensey, was concerning prayer. She asked the children “Who do we pray to when we pray?, “Who can pray?”, “What can we pray […]

Committed remain positive

Comets ready for Franklin County

Lady Comets drop Bassett, playing for title game

Halifax County High School varsity volleyball made progress Monday night, dealing a three-set loss to Bassett in the Piedmont District tournament quarterfinal round Monday.

Benchmark rolls past DG

Benchmark enjoyed solid scoring from three players and rolled past Dollar General, 61-45, in South Boston Business and Industrial league action Sunday. Justin Saunders led Benchmark with 22 points and Geoff Grant followed with 18. Johnny Wilson had 17. Benchmark led 29-16 at the half and enjoyed the double-figure win. LaQuinton Johnson had 13 points and P.J. Boyd 11 for […]

Cheerleaders earn regional berth

The Halifax County High School cheerleading team placed second Saturday in the Piedmont district competion, securing a berth in regional competition.

Cole commendable in state tournament

Anna Carole Cole enjoyed a very commendable showing in state golf action in Richmond. Playing in state tournament action at the Jefferson Lakeside CC, the Comet golfer recorded rounds of 98 the first day and 93 on the second day. That placed her with a two-day total of 191, tied for 32nd in the state, according to Comet coach David […]

Sports Today for Oct. 31, 2013

Florida State slipped to third in this week’s BCS standings, behind Alabama and Oregon, and the ‘Noles have a chance to make up some ground with a game against Miami, now seventh in the latest BCS order, released Sunday. Both teams are unbeaten at 7-0, but FSU has, by far, the most impressive body of work, with a blowout win […]

Barn Preservation meeting Nov. 6

The Halifax County Barn Preservation meeting will be held for all interested parties on Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 6-8 p.m. at the South Boston-Halifax County Visitors Center.

Tracy Cole Nelson, Daniel Everette Roller wed

The Roller and Nelson family would like to announce the marriage of Tracy Cole Nelson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Nelson of South Boston to Daniel Everette Roller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Roller of South Boston took place Sept 14, at Cloverdale Quarters in Sutherlin. The Rev. David Barker, cousin of the groom, officiated the ceremony. The […]