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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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May Lassen, Evan T. Anderson to wed

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Evan T. Anderson and May Lassen
SoVaNow.com / June 24, 2013
Hans and Hanne Lassen of Chocowinity, N.C. (formerly of South Boston) are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, May Lassen, to Evan T. Anderson, son of Howard P. Anderson Jr. of Ruther Glen and Margaret “Peg” Anderson of Halifax.

The future groom is the grandson of the late Virginia Sen., Howard P. Anderson and Mildred Anderson of Halifax. Maternal grandparents are the late Bernard Keiser and Ruth Keiser of Fishersville.

The future bride and groom are both graduates of Halifax County High School and the University of Arkansas. Evan is a police officer employed by the City of Fayetteville in Arkansas and May is employed by the University of Arkansas.

A September wedding is planned at the Anderson Farm in Crystal Hill.

Formal invitations will be mailed


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