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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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Opening of cancer therapy center slated

SoVaNow.com / July 24, 2013


Community Memorial Healthcenter (CMH) and VCU Massey Cancer Center will host a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for the newest radiation therapy facility in the Southern Virginia area, the Solari Radiation Therapy Center.

The public is invited to join CMH and VCU Massey Cancer Center on Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 10 a.m. for the event, with tours to follow.

CMH has partnered with Richmond-based VCU Massey Cancer Center to provide radiation therapy in the Southside Virginia community. Cancer patients will now have access to advanced world-class cancer care in one convenient location.

The community is invited to celebrate the grand opening of this new service to the area, 750 Lombardy Street, South Hill. For more information about the Solari Radiation Center, call 434-774-2481 or visit the CMH website, http://www.cmh-sh.org.

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