With schedule in place, Comets work towards opener

‘Back to playing basketball now’ with first game Jan. 4

Ralph Eugene Carter

Ralph Eugene Carter, 90, of South Boston, died Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020. He was born in Bloomington, Ill., on June 1, 1930, son of the late John Carter and the late Edith Carter. He was married to Sachiko Carter, who survives. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force with 20 years of service. Upon retirement, Ralph worked […]

Robert William Bates Jr.

Robert William “Bob” Bates, Jr., 57, of Vernon Hill, died Thursday, Dec.17, 2020. He was born in Halifax County on Aug. 4, 1963, son of Robert William Bates Sr. and Helen C. Bates, who survive. He was married to Tammy S. Bates, who survives, and was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church. Bob loved the outdoors, golfing and he […]

Grim mark looms in Halifax: 1,000 cases

Public health officials warn that more dark days lie ahead with the pandemic despite the rollout of vaccines this week.

Minority farmers press IDA for support

Two local, minority-owned agribusiness enterprises say they have received little or no help from the Halifax County Industrial Development in getting their operations up and growing, and representatives are pushing the IDA for explanations for the reasons why.


Long line forms at shopping center for distribution of holiday food, gifts

DSS office, museum team up to fight hunger

Some 75 families in Halifax County can rest easier this season after receiving the ingredients for a holiday feast from the Department of Social Services and L.E. Coleman African-American Museum.