Dominion unveils plans for second gas-fired power station in region

Dominion Virginia Power is proposing to build a1,600-megawatt, natural gas-fueled power station in Greensville County, about six miles from the site of the utility’s new Brunswick power plant which is currently under construction. At its peak, the $1 billion-plus project would create some 1,000 temporary construction jobs.

Red Bank News for March 26, 2017

Pastor Norman Talley had services at Union Christian Church Sunday morning, youth pastor Chris Talley conducted Rise 8 meeting at 3:00 p.m., pianist was Pat Newton and special music by John Hammock. Our sympathy to the family and friends of Charles Woods, brother-in-law of Mrs. Dave Jaloway. Mrs. Mason Pulliam was honored Sunday for her birthday at the home of […]

The Buzz on the Bees

Middle school anxieties are infamous … raging hormones, trying to fit in, breaking away from parent controls to name a few. While those years are notoriously full of struggles and sometimes painful self-discovery for most adolescents, it’s great fun to remember those years from the safe distance of adulthood. Halifax County Little Theatre’s upcoming production of the Tony Award winning musical 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee touches on many of those classic teenage struggles, and they’re betting audiences will recognize and remember some of the same issues portrayed on stage.

Plain and Simple for March 26, 2015

Vanguard College Prep is a high school in Waco, Texas known for its high academic standards. Thanks to a story picked up by CBS’s “On the Road,” they are now known for outstanding sportsmanship. It began when they were scheduled to play a team from Gainesville, Texas. That team happened to be composed of players who are confined in a […]

NR Church Notices for March 26, 2015

UNION CHRISTIAN CHURCH Sunday worship 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., Sunday school 10:00 a.m., Rise 8 3:00 p.m.; Bible study Wednesday 7:00 p.m.; Rise 8 youth ministry Easter egg hunt April 4, 11:00 a.m., all are welcome to attend. OAK LEVEL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Easter Sunrise service at 7:00 p.m. A light breakfast will follow in the fellowship hall by the […]

Lady Comets rout Tunstall 15-1

The Halifax County High School varsity softball team routed Tunstall 15-1 in Piedmont District action Tuesday. The Comets are now 3-1. Taylor Barnes was on track with a solid mound performance Tuesday. The junior hurler pitched all but one inning, when she was relieved by Sidney McLamb. Halifax broke the game open with a six-run fifth. Barnes had plenty of […]

Tunstall slips past Comets 6-4

Tunstall defeated the Halifax County High School varsity baseball team Tuesday, 6-4. Halifax scored two runs in the second inning and two in the seventh, but the Comets could not contain Tunstall. Halifax manufactured two runs early and added a couple in the seventh. The Comets had seven hits. Andrew Abbott singled twice and scored a run. Arthur Watts walked […]

Jayvees cruise past Tunstall 10-3

The Halifax County High School jayvee baseball team cruised to a 10-3 win over Tunstall Tuesday in South Boston. Halifax used two hurlers, Dawson Watts and Will Scheier. Watts worked five innings and fanned four, with one walk. Scheier worked two innings, fanning three, with one walk. Halifax scored two runs in the second, four in the fourth inning, two […]

Comets girls drop Tunstall in soccer

The Halifax County High School varsity girls soccer team defeated Tunstall, 5-2, in Piedmont District action Tuesday. Tylik Brandon scored first for the Comets, at about the seven minute mark. Teya Walton added the second goal. Tunstall tied the game with two goals before the half. Emily Slayton, Gabby Nelson and Walton added three more goals for the Comets in […]

Comets strike early, hold on for win

The Halifax County High School varsity boys soccer team defeated Tunstall 2-1 Tuesday. Comet coach Frank Shealy called this “a great game.” Goals by Jakob Markham and Nick Rosche led the Comets to the victory. The Comets got on the score board 15 minutes in the game on a long throw that the Tunstall keeper lost. Markham was there to […]