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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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South Boston offices closed Friday and Monday for holidays

SoVaNow.com / January 14, 2013
South Boston town offices will be closed on Friday, Jan. 18 for Lee-Jackson Day and again on Monday, Jan. 21 for Martin Luther King Day.

Curbside residential refuse collection scheduled for Friday, Jan. 18 will be collected on Wednesday, Jan. 16. Residential refuse collection for the remainder of the week will remain the same. All refuse must be placed at the curb before 7 a.m.

The commercial downtown refuse collection will be on Monday and Wednesday only of that week. Commercial downtown refuse collection scheduled for Friday, Jan. 18 will be collected on Wednesday, Jan. 16.

Curbside residential refuse collection scheduled for Monday, Jan. 21 will be collected on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Residential refuse collection for the remainder of that week will remain the same.

The commercial downtown refuse collection will be on Wednesday and Friday only of that week. Commercial downtown refuse collection scheduled for Monday, Jan. 21 will be collected on Wednesday, Jan. 23. For more information contact the Public Works Dept. at 575-4260.

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