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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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A holiday ride through Alton

The annual Alton Christmas parade kicked off Saturday with marchers carrying a banner welcoming visitors to the community. The highlight of the parade was the arrival of jolly old Santa Claus, cruising in style in a car painted an appropriate bright red. For more scenes from the parade, see page 6. (David Conner II photos)


SoVaNow.com / December 10, 2012

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