NR Church Notices for Jan. 14, 2016

FIRST CROSS ROADS BAPTIST CHURCH Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:00 a.m. with children’s church available for both; Wednesday adult and youth Bible study 6:30 p.m. Pastor, R. Dan Ward NEW ARBOR BAPTIST CHURCH Sunday school 10:00 a.m., worship 11:15 a.m. with Holy Communion observed. Pastor, Nelson Stamps WESLEY CHAPEL CME CHURCH Bible study at noon each first and third […]

Clover II News for Jan. 14, 2016

Happy New Year once more to all of our Clover II readers. It is finally cold out there. Had to turn that heat up and put on a pot of soup of some kind right? We say Happy Birthday to all celebrating this week, especially saying Happy Birthday to our assistant clerk at St. Matthews Darlene Davis, who celebrated on […]

Plain and Simple for Jan. 14, 2016

I am teaching a Sunday school class at my church now and I enjoy it very much. It allows me to stay in touch with my congregation on a different level and it offers a chance to keep my teaching skills tuned up. I love to teach for many reasons but one of the main reasons is that you probably […]

Cold shooting, turnovers doom Comets

Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team had a hard time getting anything positive to happen on either side of the court Tuesday, falling 76-49 to GW-Danville.

Jayvee Comets fall to GW 59-43

The Comet jayvee boys basketball team lost to George Washington Tuesday 59-43, dropping to 1-6 in the Piedmont District. GW jumped out to an early lead, closing the first period at 10-8. Halifax County had an opportunity to hang-close, but GW opened up some breathing room in the second period, when they outpaced the Comets, 26-14. GW led at halftime […]

Nelson to play soccer at Randolph Macon

Gabby Nelson, one of the best Comet girls soccer players in recent memory, has signed the necessary paperwork to play the sport for the Randolph-Macon College women’s program. Comet head coach Sid Young said this is a good fit. He praised Nelson as one of the best players he has coached at Halifax. She has 79 goals in three seasons. […]

Lions play ‘OK’ in 56-6 win

The Halifax County Middle School boys basketball team rolled over Patrick County, 56-6, on Monday. Coach W.J. Long said everyone played in the game. Amir Spencer led with 12 points. Halifax County is 4-3. “Not much of a contest. We won 56-6. Everyone played. They were way undersized. We played man, then used a zone in the fourth quarter. My […]

Comet winter sports schedule changes

Halifax County High School athletics has made a several changes to its winter sports schedule. WRESTLING – The match set for last night against Dan River has been cancelled, and will not be made up. The Comets will now join a match at Heritage Wednesday, Jan. 20, at 5:30 pm. BOYS BASKETBALL – The Magna Vista game scheduled for Jan. […]

Rescue squad stalwarts receive honor

Members of Mecklenburg County Lifesaving & Rescue Squad celebrated another successful year during their annual dinner Saturday night at The Lamplighter Restaurant in Clarksville. They squad ended the year with several new EMTs and in sound financial position, according to president Alex Greene. Looking forward to 2016, Greene said the squad must be ready for changes. One that was implemented […]

Mecklenburg County supervisors join protests to concealed gun ruling

Attorney General’s decision 
to withdraw state reciprocity agreements draws fire from board members, Del. Wright