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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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Harriett Fox

SoVaNow.com / July 19, 2013

Harriett Fox of 2 River Road, Roosevelt Island, N.Y., died at Mount Sinai Hospital in Astoria, N.Y., on Saturday, July 6, 2013. She was born in South Boston on Dec. 28, 1919 and was 93 years old. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Nannie Carter of South Boston. She was the wife of the late Robert L. Fox.

Mrs. Fox is survived by two daughters, Joan Fox and Jacqueline Fox-Bonney, four grandchildren, Lawanna, Abdul, Marsha`e and Jamel, and son-in-law, Frank Bonney.

A funeral was held Thursday, July 11 at the First Reformed Church of Astoria with Rev. Dwayne Jackson officiating. Benediction was given Friday, July 12 at Plainview Cemetery in Hicksville, N.Y.

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