Comets ready for Holiday Classic

The Halifax County High School boys basketball team will seek to continue its momentum with the start of the Holiday Classic Friday. The Comet girls and boys will be in action Friday, with the popular event continuing Saturday. Strong crowds are expected on both nights. The Comets are 5-2 this season after a big win over border rival Person County […]

Red Bank News for Dec. 24, 2014

Pastor Norman Talley had services at Union Christian Church Sunday morning; Mrs. Lottie Nunn was pianist; Christmas Eve service at 7:00 p.m.; beginning January 4 , Pastor Talley will have a 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. service at the church. Members of the women’s fellowship of Union Christian Church Fannie Mae Tuck, Carolyn Pulliam, Mary L. Murray, Bertha Elliott and […]

YMCA gains new CEO, directors in turnaround

Hospital ‘donating an employee’ to meet leadership requirement

Hoping and waiting

No word on whereabouts of Dylan McElroy; anxious family expresses gratitude for help as search proceeds

Thanking the donors who ‘Stuffed the Cruiser’

A Christmas drive for children

Terry capital murder trial set for October

A capital murder trial for James Lloyd Terry has been scheduled in October following the outcome of a motions hearing in Halifax County Circuit Court on Tuesday.

Georgia Compton Kambesis

Georgia Compton Kambesis of South Boston died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 at her home. Born Nov. 11, 1933 in Halifax County, she was 81 years old. She was the daughter of the late Beverly L. Compton Jr. and the late Rebecca Ingram Compton and was married to the late Spiro Michael Kambesis. She was a member of Asbury United Methodist […]

HRH guests urged to don masks to curb flu risk

Visitors to Halifax Regional Hospital are being asked to wear a mask when they enter the local facility. While they are not being required to wear a mask, it is strongly recommended that they do so, beginning today. The hospital’s parent company Sentara announced that all its facilities including hospitals, freestanding emergency departments, urgent care centers and branch clinics are […]