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Burton finishes 7th at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Jeb Burton, with a great assist from spotter Kevin Hamlin, Friday night dodged “the big one” midway through the season-opening NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway, and with an astute seventh-place finish in his Truck Series debut for ThorSport Racing in the No. 13 VAMP / VaporBrands International, Inc. Toyota Tundra was ready to pronounce his career back on track.

Comets take Conference 16 title with win over PH-Ashland

Halifax County High School senior Trelanne Johnson had a huge smile on his face as his Comets teammates watched him take a photo of the 5A Conference 16 Basketball Tournament championship trophy at his dressing room locker.

Jeb Burton wants top-5 at Daytona

A month and a half ago Jeb Burton was on the outside looking in.

Local spikers runner-up in regional tourney

The Halifax Southside Volleyball Club (HSVBC) Extreme Eight 15 U volleyball team recently finished second in its pool in a regional tournament in Climax, N.C.

Jeb Burton lands sponsor

Jeb Burton will have a new primary sponsor on board the ThorSport Racing No. 13 Toyota Tundra he will drive in Friday’s season-opening NextEra Energy Resources 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway.

Comets crush Orange County HS 82-28; earn regional tourney berth

In the most important game of the season, a game in which a win would extend the season, Halifax County High School staged a crushing performance.

Four tapped for Hall of Fame

Multi-sport standouts Dale Ramey and Joe E. Johnson, high school and college football standout Ronnie Chappell and former Comets basketball star Jerry Brooks have been selected as the 2014 inductees to the Halifax County-South Boston Sports Hall Of Fame.

‘Second season’ begins Tuesday

The real post-season begins Tuesday for the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team.

Girls look to regain momentum

Two girl’s basketball teams seemingly heading in opposite directions collide head on in the Conference 16 tournament semifinals Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Albemarle High School.

HC Happy Feet 5K set April 26

In an effort to promote healthy exercise and active lifestyles, the Washington, Md -based Happy Feet Run For Health And Fitness Road Runners Club will stage the first annual Halifax County Happy Feet 5k Run/Walk Saturday, April 26, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Halifax County Middle School bus parking lot.