Mandatory meeting set for winter sports athletes, parents

A mandatory meeting for parents of Halifax County High School students who plan to participate in winter sports will be held Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. in the HCHS auditorium. Fall sports include, basketball, wrestling, swim, indoor track, and winter cheer. Please be prepared to fill out pre-season paperwork. You will need a pen and your insurance information. We […]

Comeback falls short, Comets fall to GW

Comets hold GW scoreless in the second half, but fail in comeback bid, losing 24-21

The Halifax County High School varsity football team’s comeback fell short Friday with the Comets falling to GW 24-21 at Averett University’s North Campus. Halifax was down 24-7 at halftime after posting the first TD of the game and appeared heading for the comeback win in the second half. The Comets were down by three points with 6:11 remaining in […]

Comet volleyball beats GW, fall to Mecklenburg to end regular season

The Halifax County Comets volleyball team concluded its regular season last week with a win over Piedmont District rival GW Oct. 13 and a loss to Mecklenburg County the day before. Halifax now prepares for the district volleyball slated for Thursday Oct. 20. Site locations and times are forthcoming. Halifax finished the season at 6-12, 4-9 Piedmont. The Comets won […]

Lions fall short in volleyball title game

The Halifax County Middle School volleyball team saw its 11-0 run this season end in the Junior Piedmont District tournament title game Thursday. The Lions, seeded one in the tournament, fell to no. 2 Laurel Park, 23-25, 18-25 to see its season end. Halifax had beaten Laurel Park twice in the regular season, but Laurel Park pulled out the win […]

10-17-2022 E-Edition

Comet boys fifth in cross country meet at Martinsville

Halifax County High School boys cross country team finished fifth in the recent Piedmont District meet at Martinsville High School Oct. 12. Coach David Riddle said as the regular season prepares to close out several of the Halifax runners were able to score personal best in the race. “We had some really fast times out there today,” Riddle said. “Quite […]

Comet jayvees conclude season with win over GW, loss to Mecklenburg

The Halifax County High School jayvee volleyball team beat GW 25-9, 25-10 Thursday, to concludes its season.. Maddy Martin had 12 aces and three kills. Miranda Powell and Miley Powell added four and two aces, in that order. Hannah Abbott, Hannah Terry and Miranda Powell and Gabby Easley combined for seven digs and five assists. Halifax 1, Mecklenburg 2 The […]

Mildred Fisher Roller

Mildred Fisher Roller, 93 of Mount Laurel died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. Mildred was born Aug. 29, 1929 and raised in Volens. She was the daughter of the late Presley Thornton Fisher and the late Minnie Crews Fisher. Mildred was married to the late Frank Meredith (Pony) Roller for 60 years. Mildred graduated Cum Laude from Volens High School where […]

Edna Fisher Guthrie

Edna Fisher Guthrie of Halifax died Friday, Oct. 14, 2022. She was born in Halifax County on June 13, 1935. She was the daughter of the late Presley Thornton Fisher and the late Minnie Crews Fisher. She was married to the late David F. “Buddy” Guthrie Jr. She was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church for over 50 years […]

George Herman Womack

George Herman Womack of South Boston died Monday, Oct. 3 at the age of 69. Mr. Womack was born in Halifax County on Dec. 8, 1952 to Margaret Womack Safewright and the late Herman Easley Lee. He was a member of Deliverance Tabernacle Apostolic Faith of South Boston. He worked for the South Boston and Daystrom Furniture. Mr. Womack is […]