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Sentara Halifax Regional tightens visitor rules as COVID cases rise

Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital in South Boston on Tuesday announced tightened visitation rules at the hospital as the area witnesses a rise in COVID-19.

State Parks hits snags with bridge repair work

Rotted railroad ties slow down construction project

Teachers, students pan HCHS’s poor condition

‘More like a cave than a building,’ although others point to lagging maintenance


From Chase City ballfields to MLB riser

Kahlil Watson, first round pick of Miami Marlins, signs $4.5M deal and reports to Florida on his journey from Dixie ball to Major Leagues





Comets open regional play at home Saturday against Blacksburg / June 11, 2021

The Halifax County High School varsity baseball team will begin Region 4D play Saturday, hosting Blacksburg at 5 p.m.

The Comets come into the tournament at a no. 2 seed after finishing the regular season at 9-2. Blacksburg, 4-7, is the no. 7 seed

If the Comets win, they will face the winner of the Pulaski/E.C Glass game Tuesday.

Also playing Saturday will be the no. 4 seed Jefferson Forest and no. 6 seed Salem. Top seed Amherst received a bye after no. 8 seed GW-Danville forfeited.

The championship game will be played June 17 at 6 p.m. at the higher seed.

Admission $7 and no passes outs allowed. Light concessions will be available - water, drinks, prepackaged snacks.

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