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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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Last day to register to vote in primary, May 20

SoVaNow.com / May 13, 2013
According to Halifax County Registrar Judy Meeler, the Constitution of Virginia requires that you be registered in the precinct in which you live in order to be qualified to vote and in order to be eligible to vote in the June Democratic Primary Election that will be held on Tuesday, June 11, you must register no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 20.

The General Registrar’s office at the Mary Bethune Complex, 1030 Cowford Road, is open Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., on Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m.-5:00 p.m. for the convenience of registered voters who need to vote by absentee ballot for this election date.

Saturday, June 8 is the last day for this election on which qualified applicants may vote absentee ballots in person.

You are encouraged to make application for voter registration. Please call us at the 476-3322 should you have any questions. Remember, a good citizen registers and votes said Meeler.

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