Preparation for fall sports to begin

Halifax County High Schools athletics director Allen Lawter said over the weekend that fall sports are scheduled to begin next week in accordance with the VHSL’s Championships + 1 calendar. Football begins on Monday fitting players with equipment. Practices will follow, said Lawter. “They’re going to come in starting next week,” Lawter said of fall sports athletes and coaches. “Football […]

Finally able to play, Comets lose pair to GW

Get third shot at Eagles tonight as region play opens

Region brackets set for boys, girls

The Halifax County High School varsity boys and girls basketball teams will begin Region 4D tournament competition tonight. The boys travel to Danville to face off with GW; the girls hit the road to take on Amherst High School. Both games begin at 6 p.m. The boys are the no. 6 seed entering tonight’s game. GW is the no. 3 […]

Harris makes it official, signs with Bridgewater

By Mike Moseley News & Record HCHS defensive end Tucker Harris took his verbal commitment to Bridgewater College to the next level Thursday, signing with the Eagles to play football. Harris said in recent days though he had several colleges recruiting him, he felt comfortable with the Bridgewater program and coaches. They told me I could be a great fit […]

Lions begin prepping for fall sports campaign

Halifax County Middle School athletics director Justin Saunders announced last week that Lions fall athletics will begin Feb. 15. Athletes must provide a current VHSL physical before trying out for a sport. Also grades must be in check, meeting the standards to compete. You must have an up to date VHSL physical turned in before trying out. You can pick […]

Jennifer Ann Nichols

Jennifer Ann Nichols, 33, of Saxe, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on April 12, 1987, daughter of Sharon N. Bass and husband David and the late Michael Rutledge. Jennifer was a member of Clover Church of God of Prophecy, where she managed the audio, youth Sunday school teacher, and she was very active with […]

Betty Ann Eudy Glass

Betty Ann Eudy Glass, 81, of Halifax, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on Sept. 26, 1938, daughter of the late Orin Eudy and the late Betty Throckmorton Eudy. She was married to the late Edgar Grey Glass and was a member of Hunting Creek Baptist Church. Betty Ann also was a lifetime member of […]

Leroy Keith Clark

Leroy Keith Clark, 92, of South Boston, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. He was born in Halifax County on Jan. 26, 1929, son of the late James Russell Clark and the late Edith Carpenter Clark. He was a member of Glenwood United Methodist Church and a United States veteran of the Korean Conflict and loved the outdoors. Mr. Clark is […]

Anita Ferguson Hall

Anita Ferguson Hall, of Halifax, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. She was born in Lowell, N.C., and was the daughter of the late Charlie Ferguson and the late Levie Beard Ferguson. She was married to Tommy Hall, who survives. She was of the Baptist faith and retired from Burlington Mills. Anita loved flowers, gardening and canning. She will be remembered […]

Feb. 16 set for return of preK-3 students

The first large cohort of Halifax County students has been invited back to school beginning Feb. 16, with pupils in grades Pre-K-three returning for two days of in-person learning each week.