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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 June 27, 2013

SoVaNow.com / June 27, 2013
Norman Talley, pastor of Union Christian Church, delivered the sermon Sunday; Lottie Sue Nunn was pianist; Lesley Cole was acolyte; special music by James Hazelwood; choir special “The Longer I Serve Him”; deacons are Wayne Bowen and Lottie Nunn; Happy Birthday to those celebrating this week; Community Watch meeting at Virgilina Fire Department June 27 at 7:00 p.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Rucker Ferguson are the proud parents of a baby boy, Eli Tuck Ferguson, he has an older brother Grant and they are the grandchildren of Eva Tuck Conduff and the late Bill Conduff.

Mrs. Wallace Nunn attended the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Dixon at Grace Baptist Church Saturday.

Members of YUM of Union Christian Church visited Mrs. Violet Geary Sunday and they were Mrs. Carolyn Pulliam, Ann Morris, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Glasscock, Lesley Cole and Amber Tuck.

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

Mr. and Mrs. Billy Murray, Jason Murray and Tina Murray visited Morine Rice during the week.

Visiting Mr. and Mrs. John Fletcher during the week were Mr. Mason Pulliam, John Pulliam, Mrs. Roger Chandler, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Glasscock, Mr. and Mrs. Casey Tuck, Amber and Julian.

Mrs. Wayne Loftis, Barbara Loftis, Doyle Rice, Rhonda Loftis and Gene Murray were visitors during the week of Mrs. Mary Murray, also Mr. William Rice.

Overnight guests of Catherine Smith Tuesday were Kathy Keeton and Mr. Allen Keeton and they attended a birthday party for Brandon Smith.

Amber Tuck spent several nights with her grandmother, Mrs. Mason Pulliam during the week.

Visiting Catherine Smith Sunday were Bonnie Williamson and Van, Peggy Smith, Mrs. Allen Keeton, Beth Martin and friend Kathy Keeton, Hunter McClure and Dorothy Hite.

Visiting Hannah Hite during the week were Dave Jaloway, Mrs. William Rice, Mrs. Mason Pulliam, Mary L. Murray, Fannie Mae Tuck.

Special prayers for our sick and shut-ins.


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