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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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Working the rope line at National Night Out

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Rescue and firefighting personnel struggled to best law enforcement officers in the tug-of-war during Tuesday’s National Night Out. A big crowd turned out for the annual event, which brings community members together with law enforcement officers to fight crime. It was held at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium behind Halifax County Middle School.
SoVaNow.com / August 08, 2013

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