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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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Leo Julian Carden Jr.

SoVaNow.com / April 25, 2013
Leo Julian Carden Jr. of 1710 Chamberlain Street, South Boston, died Wednesday at The Woodview Nursing Home.

He was born in Durham, NC on Aug. 18, 1926 and was 86 years of age.

He was the son of the late Leo Julian CardenSr. and Mabel Stubbins Carden and is survived by his wife Wanda “Bet” Christenson Carden.

Service arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home.

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