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SOL test scores: Mixed bag

Halifax makes the grade half of the time with passing rates, but dropoffs outnumber gains

Judge nixes lawsuit by motorsports instructor

Case dismissed after Wilborn contested firing

Jobless rate rises to 8.8 percent in July

Halifax County’s unemployment rate jumped from 8.3 percent in June to 8.8 percent in July. Over 900 people left the labor force, which numbered 15,974 in June, but fell to…

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Comets fall in opener to Jefferson Forest

A quick, athletic Jefferson Forest squad proved too potent offensively for the Halifax County High School varsity football squad Friday night, speeding past the Comets, 50-30, in South Boston.

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Lineup set for 2013 concerts, events

SoVaNow.com / January 09, 2013
The South Hill Market Square Committee has announced the lineup of performers for the 2013 Affair on the Square concert series. Concerts will take place on these “Third Thursday” dates:

April 18 — Nashville recording artist and hometown favorite Jason Link makes a return appearance to Market Square.

May 16 — J.B. and the Get Down Browns bring their soulful sounds to town.

June 20 — The classic beach sounds of The Embers.

Sept. 19 — Rock the night with the Konnection Band.

Other Affair on the Square events include the July 3rd Picnic in the Park (at Parker Park) with the Redneck Pool Party Band, and, of course, Monster Mash, set to take place on Halloween night, Thursday, Oct. 31.

Mark your calendars now a great year of music and fun as South Hill brings these events and more to your hometown. Sponsors are now being sought for the Affair on the Square series; watch your local newspapers for more information.

If would like to sponsor the Affair on the Square series, contact Lisa Clary at 434-447-4823, Frank Malone at 434-447-4547 or Kim Callis at 434-447-3191 by March 15.


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