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SVHEC welding lab aims to offer an education that pays

Potential for job market gains hailed at ribbon-cutting program

Halifax balks at grant request for boat landing

Fearing potential liability for the town, members of Halifax Town Council Tuesday night shelved a proposal to seek grant funding for improvements to the Banister Lake public boat landing.

No sign mold is back at HCHS, trustees told

Halifax County High School has seen no evidence of any mold problems this fall after suffering with severe mold problems last fall, maintenance director Jay Jennings advised school trustees during…

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Comets pick up first win

The Halifax County High School varsity football team handed Kenneth Day his first win as head football coach, powering past Person County Friday night, 42-29.

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Burgess RMA Business Person of Year

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Jim Burgess was named the 2013 Business Person of the Year on Monday evening during the annual Retail Merchants banquet held at Four Oaks Restaurant. He was presented with the award by RMA President Mac Ragan.
SoVaNow.com / June 20, 2013
Jim Burgess was named the 2013 Business Person of the Year on Monday evening during the annual Retail Merchants banquet held at Four Oaks Restaurant. He was presented with the award by RMA President Mac Ragan.

Welcomed into the group were five new members: Tony Bomar of Bridgeview Exxon, Helen and Ron Reiter of Reiter & Reiter PLLC of Halifax and Nookie and Rhonda Green of District Impressions in South Boston.

Elected to serve on the group’s Board of Directors were Mickey Thomas, Lanier Cole, Mac Ragan, Bunny Propst, Jim Burgess, Ramona Bowen and Ed Talbott.

Members heard representatives from Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield —Bill Drummond, Chris Brady and Jim Burgess — who gave a presentation on the Affordable Healthcare Act and how they feel it will affect small businesses.

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