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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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Red Bank News for Feb. 27, 2014

SoVaNow.com / February 27, 2014


Our minister, Pastor Norman Talley, had morning services at Union Christian Church Sunday; Lottie Nunn was pianist; special music by Lynn Cooper; members of YUM meet at Berry Hill Nursing Home March 1 at 1:00 p.m.; members of the women’s fellowship meet in the fellowship hall Thursday at 1:00 p.m.

Our special prayers for the family of Averette Myers.

Virgilina Volunteer Fire Department will have a stew Saturday, ready at 11 a.m.

Our community welcomes our new Slagle Grocery Store to Virgilina.

Thanks to Fannie Mae Tuck, President of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 337, for the Valentine’s sent to local Army veterans and service men.

Visiting Morine Rice were Andy Elliott, Jason Murray, Mrs. Billy Murray, Misses Terri and Tyra Murray.

Mrs. Catherine Smith is feeling much better and those visiting her were Peggy Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Henry Smith and Brandon, Dorothy Hite, Homer McClure, Mrs. Cathy Keeton, Mrs. Bonnie Williamson, Clifton Thomas Smith, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Smith and Johnathan.

Mrs. Susan Keeton and Mrs. Kathy Keeton were overnight guests Tuesday of Mrs. Catherine Smith.

Mrs. Mason Pulliam visited Mr. and Mrs. Casey Tuck and Dustin Thursday.

Mrs. Mary L. Murray visitors were Gene Murray, Mrs. Barbara Loftis, Rhonda Loftis, Robin Walford, Mrs. William Rice, Fannie Mae Tuck and Brenda Clay.

Dinner guests of Fannie Mae Tuck Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Lindy Tuck, Pam Tuck, Mrs. Michael Conner and Maci, Mr. and Mrs. Jarrad Tuck and children.

Visiting Hannah Hite were Mrs. Tony McGregor, Mrs. Fannie Mae Tuck, Mrs. Dave Jaloway, Henry Murray.

Mrs. Tony McGregor spent several days with Jennifer Jean Clement, Mary Anna and Sarah Elizabeth.

Special prayers for James Wilkerson, Willard Bailey, Shirley Ann Neal, Catherine Smith, Joyce Butler, James Younger, Jane Wiles, Janice Young, Philip Hudson, Ronnie Furches, Phil Hill, Owen (Moose) Poole, Sylvia Morris, Mildred Overby, Bertha Elliott.

Visiting Mr. and Mrs. John Fletcher were Mrs. Roger Chandler, Mrs. Mike Glasscock, Mr. and Mrs. Casey Tuck, Dustin and Amber, Mrs. Mason Pulliam and John Pulliam.


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