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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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Lawrence Kittredge

SoVaNow.com / February 19, 2013
Lawrence “Cowboy” Kittredge passed away Sunday morning on Feb/ 17, 2013 in Granville Medical Hospital.

He is survived by his wife Betsy, his daughter Renée Kittredge, two sisters Lynn Picinich of Arizona and Kathleen Zimmer of Illinois; two step-daughters, Amanda Compton and Laura Aird along with four grandchildren; Blake, Zachary and Jessica Compton and Samantha Aird. He has an “extended family” at Moore’s Grocery on Cornwall Road and Family Foods in Nelson.

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