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08/28/14 - 6:00 am
Halifax makes the grade half of the time with passing rates, but dropoffs outnumber gains
08/28/14 - 5:59 am
Case dismissed after Wilborn contested firing
08/28/14 - 5:57 am
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…
08/29/14 - 9:17 pm
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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Clover News for May 1, 2014
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Worship service at Scottsburg UMC opened with the prelude “Mighty To Save” by Lee Snead. Call to worship was “He Is Lord” by the choir. Rev. Kerry Halbert had welcome remarks, announcements and hymn of praise was “In the Garden.” Offertory hymn was “God So Loved the World.” Ushers were Tim and Eric Snead. Special music was a solo “Beautiful the Blood” by Lee Snead. Choir anthem was “Christ Arose.” Rev. Halbert read John 20: 11-18 and his message “We Serve a Risen Saviour.” Kathy Halbert read John 20: 1-18 and told the story “Why Do You Celebrate Easter?” Hymn of dedication was “He Lives.” Rev. Halbert had joys and concerns, prayer and led the Lord’s prayer. Closing hymn was “Because He Lives.” Tim Snead was acolyte. Easter lilies were placed by Alfred Ligon and family in memory of Jeanette Ligon, Hugh Edmondson by Faye Edmondson and family, in memory of Minnie L. and Bud Priest by Gayle Conner and family, in memory of Marvin and Maurine Ligon by Marvin, Jr., Phyllis and family, in honor of Nelson and Frances Wilson, Juanita Smiley by Sue and Ronnie Snead, to the Glory of God by Tim and Wanda Thornburg.
Worship service at Clover UMC opened with the prelude “In the Garden” played by Joyce Edmondson. Call to worship was “More Precious Than Silver” by the choir. Rev. Halbert had welcome remarks and announcements and hymn of praise was “He Lives.” Offertory hymn was “Calvary Covers It All.” Ushers were Edd Edmondson and Johnny Snead. Choir anthem was “He Did It All For Me.” Rev. Halbert read John 20: 11-18 and his message “We Serve a Risen Saviour.” Hymn of dedication was “Up From the Grace He Arose.” Rev. Halbert had joys and concerns, prayer and led the Lord’s prayer. Closing hymn was “Because He Lives.” Rev. Halbert had dismissal blessing and benediction was “Threefold Amen.” Summer Martin was acolyte.
Remember the sick and shut-ins, our troops, and Mike Ligon, Juanita Smiley, Linda Wilmouth, Thomas Snead, Betty Thornburg, Michael Chappell, Bonnie Comer, Mike Watts, Mike Toombs, Reid Roller, James Glass, Wayne Newcomb.
Our sympathy to the family and friends of Henry Martin, Christopher Tucker.
Angie Privette attended the Smokey Mt. Jubilee Conference in Tennessee last week.
Faye Edmondson hosted a birthday supper for Sierra on Saturday with guests Michelle, Christopher, Sierra and Curt Womack, Chandler Toombs, Makayla Vassar and Jason Toombs.
Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary to those celebrating this week.
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