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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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Gladys Elizabeth Mallory

SoVaNow.com / July 09, 2013



Gladys Elizabeth Mallory, 77 of Chase City, entered eternal rest Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Halifax Regional Hospital.

Ms. Mallory was born in Mecklenburg County, April 14, 1936 to the late Joseph and Ella Richards Keeton. She attended the schools of Mecklenburg County, and was a member of Finneywood Baptist Church. She was a homemaker.

Cherishing her memories are six children, Sydner Lee Mallory of Virginia Beach, Melvin Mallory, Cora Tucker (Dexter), Marion Elam (Jerry), and Steven Mallory, all of Chase City, and Charlene Haskins (Alex) of Red Oak, six grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two step-grandsons; two step-granddaughters; two sisters, Ruth Hayes and Mary Love both of Chase City, a very dear friend Brenda Mallory and a host of other relatives and caring friends.

A funeral was held Sunday, July 7, at the chapel of Giles-Harris Funeral Home, with Rev. Dr. James E. Scott and Rev. Phillip Staten officiating. Burial followed in Finneywood Baptist Church Cemetery,

The family received friends Sunday.

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.harrisfhc.com

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