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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.

Late Comets rally falls short in 48-45 loss to GW

BASSETT Halifax County High School's bid for the Piedmont District Tournament title was derailed Tuesday night as the Comets fell to arch-rival GW-Danville 48-45 at Bassett High School in a district tournament semi-final game.

Racing season roars to life soon

In just over one month, an action-packed 2014 season will roar to life at South Boston Speedway. 

Comets shoot down FC 71-57 in district tourney opener

When Halifax County High School met Franklin County High School in Rocky Mount in December the Comets were missing starter Trelanne Johnson, from its lineup.

Franklin County crushes Lady Comets 73-19

ROCKY MOUNT Franklin County High School used its stifling pressure defense to perfection and easily dispatched Halifax County High School here Monday night in the opening round of the Piedmont District Girls Basketball Tournament.

Jeb Burton lands ride with ThorSport Racing

After a frustrating month in which he lost his ride in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series as a the result of a sponsor defaulting on a payment, Jeb Burton is seeing new light at the end of the tunnel.

Comets topple GW 49-48

Will Miller was in the most pressure-packed situation of his high school basketball career in Thursday night's game against arch-rival GW at Halifax County High School.