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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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Earnest McFail Jr.

SoVaNow.com / March 25, 2014


Earnest McFail Jr., 62, of South Hill, entered eternal rest Saturday, March 22, 2014 at VCU-MCV Hospitals and Physicians.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time at Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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