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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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Bluestone, Park View hold graduations

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Graduates at Park View and Bluestone high schools enjoyed a final hoorah as both county high schools held commencement services Saturday. Park View graduated 170 students, led by co-Valedictorians Daniel Benjamin Cooke and Lindsey Rebecca Powell. Powell is the daughter of Park View principal Michelle Powell. Christopher Emeka Nwaokocha was named Park View’s Salutatorian. At Bluestone, Carmen Sturdifen was named Valedictorian and Hannah-Rose Tucker was named Salutatorian for the 140 graduates of the Bluestone class of 2013. (David Conner II photos)
SoVaNow.com / May 25, 2013


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