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08/28/14 - 6:00 am
Halifax makes the grade half of the time with passing rates, but dropoffs outnumber gains
08/28/14 - 5:59 am
Case dismissed after Wilborn contested firing
08/28/14 - 5:57 am
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…
08/29/14 - 9:17 pm
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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Melons ready for Cantaloupe Festival goers
SoVaNow.com / July 15, 2013591
CommentsStill think the VIRGINIA Cantaloupe Festival should have served VIRGINIA grown cantaloupe to begin with.
As it was, we celebrated "furrin" grown melons, and the monies went to out-of-state interests, not Halifax County melon growers.
Not a lot of difference from when the County hired a Lynchburg sign company to create the wooden welcome signs at the county lines on major routes thru the County. There were local businesses who could have made those signs competitively.
So much for "Buy Local!" Pfft.
- By powerhouse on 07 / 21 / 13
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