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Halifax supervisors hold budget session, four public hearings today

Halifax County Supervisors will get their first glimpse of the 2012-2013 county budget this afternoon when they hold an initial budget work session at 3 p.m. prior to their regular monthly meeting that gets under way at 6:30 p.m. in the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax. 

Eight Comets grapplers advance

Eight Halifax County High School wrestlers qualified for this weekend’s Northwest region Wrestling Tournament, while the Comets finished fourth as a team in Saturday’s Western Valley District Tournament in Rocky Mount.

Lions boys capture third straight title


James Smith Jr. scored a game-high 20 points, and the Halifax County Middle School basketball team claimed its third straight Southside Middle School Conference Tournament championship Saturday with a 35-28 win over Russell Middle School.

Comets need win Monday night to lock up tourney berth

When Halifax County High School needed a crucial win over Franklin County High here Friday night to stay in the chase for a berth in the Western Valley District Tournament it got it.

Comets football coach resigns


Halifax County High School Head Varsity Football Coach Dave Wojtecki has resigned from his post as head varsity football coach and health and physical education teacher at Halifax County High School.

Former NFL star joins HCHS football clinic


Former NFL receiver Nate Poole will join former NFL and college coach Thurmond Moore here Saturday for a special free football clinic for players and coaches to be held Saturday at Halifax County High School.

Lady Comets’ season ends with 48-29 loss to Patrick Henry


Janiyah Logan scored a team-high 12 points, and a rebuilding year for the Comets’ varsity girl’s basketball team ended on a disappointing note Monday with a 48-29 loss at Patrick Henry.

Comets face Franklin County tonight in playoff to determine tourney berth


Halifax County High School had a huge opportunity to knock off regular-season Western Valley District Champion Patrick Henry High School and lock up a third-place finish in the district standings here Monday night.

HCHS in Piedmont District under plan


A proposal released Monday by the ’s Redistricting & Reclassification Committee has Halifax County High School moving to the Piedmont District for the two-year cycle beginning with the 2013-2014 school year.

Comets remain in tournament chase


As a result of its come-from-behind win over Franklin County High School Wednesday night, the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team now has two more chances to earn a berth in the Northwest Region Tournament.