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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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Clover News for Nov. 21, 2013

SoVaNow.com / November 20, 2013


Worship service at Scottsburg UMC opened with the prelude “To the Work” by Lee Snead. Call to worship was “His Name Is Wonderful” by the choir. Rev. Kerry Halbert had welcome remarks, announcements and recognized our Veterans. Hymn of praise was “Standing on the Promises.” Offertory hymn was “Must Jesus Bear the Christ Alone?” Usher was Tim Snead. Special music was “He Is Always There” by Lee. Choir anthem was “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Rev. Halbert read Haggai 2: 1-5 and his message “Do the Work, For I Am With You.” Hymn of dedication was “O Mater Let Me Walk With Thee.” Rev. Halbert had joys and concerns, prayer and led the Lord’s prayer. Closing hymn was “How Great Thou Art.” Rev. Halbert had dismissal blessing and benediction was “Bond of Love.” Tim Snead was acolyte.

Scottsburg UMW met at the church Monday night with Mary Thomas Ligon as guest speaker “World Offering Today.”

Remember the sick and shut-ins, along with our troops, including: Eric Stuart, Ray Foster, Lorene Wade, Christopher Womack, Thomas Snead, Mike and Laura Ligon, Raleigh Wilkerson, Wayne Newcomb, Keith Fisher, Reid Roller.

Our sympathy to the family and friends of John Atherson Burgess, Phyllis Williams Foster and Charlie Jearl Wiles.

Juanita Smiley, Don and Betty Wilkerson visited Gladys Buchanan in Roanoke Saturday.

Adan and Austin Davis visited Jason Toombs and Faye Edmondson Sunday.

Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary to those celebrating this week.



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