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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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Lannie Williams Lewis

SoVaNow.com / March 26, 2013
Lannie Williams Lewis, 82, of Buffalo Junction, died on Monday March 25, 2013.

A funeral will be held on Friday, March 29, at Antioch United Church of Christ in Townsville, N.C., at noon.

The family will be greeting friends at the home and on Thursday from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Carter’s Funeral Home.

Professional services entrusted to Carter’s Funeral Home in.

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