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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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NEW HOUSING ARRIVES

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Energy-efficient ecoMod home units for South Boston’s Poplar Creek Subdivision have arrived and are awaiting their completion. The units will be owned by Southside Outreach, which plans to place three more homes at the site later this year. (Tom McLaughlin photo)
SoVaNow.com / March 28, 2013

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