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Upbeat budget news could spell pay raises in school system

Setting an optimistic tone for this year’s school budget, Superintendent of Schools Merle Herndon said she hopes money will be available this year to provide teachers and support staff with…

Halifax County school discipline panel to begin work

South Boston council approves refinancing plan


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Comets close strong for gritty win

Robert E. Lee-Springfield had been making trouble in the Region 5-A playoffs, and the pesky Lancers put Halifax County High School on its heels early Saturday night.

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Biker dies in collision with deer

SoVaNow.com / June 05, 2013
A single vehicle crash Saturday near Loves Mill south of Kenbridge claimed the life of 56-year-old Antonio Edmonds of Kenbridge.

According to a report filed by Trooper T.W. Reeves with the Virginia State Police, Edmonds, who was riding a 2005 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle, struck a deer which caused him to run off the road to the left and hit an embankment. Edmonds died at the scene.

The crash occurred at approximately 11:47 a.m. on Saturday, June 1 near the intersection of Reedy Creek Road and Plank Road in Lunenburg County. Reeves estimated the damage to the motorcycle at $5,000.

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