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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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Picnic in the Park returns Wednesday, July 3 at South Hill ballfield complex

SoVaNow.com / June 26, 2013
It’s almost time for the 17th annual Picnic in the Park on Wednesday, July 3 at Parker Park in South Hill.

Come celebrate Independence Day with the biggest and best fireworks display yet by Dominion Fireworks, Inc. at 9:15 p.m.

The event will feature American Legion Post 79 and VFW Post 7166 Color Guard and Rifle Squad with the start of the official program at 8 p.m.

Later, The Redneck Pool Party will provide music through the night. Games are sponsored by the YMCA, and there will be food, music, and much more fun. Admission is free.

A Senior Shuttle service will be provided by LCAAA from the baseball field parking lot. Be sure to enter the venue from Raleigh Avenue.

The celebration is brought to you by the Town of South Hill, the South Hill Community Development Association, South Hill Chamber of Commerce and South Hill YMCA.

The Redneck Pool Party concert is sponsored by the South Hill Market Square Committee.

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