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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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Rebecca Callahan McDaniel

SoVaNow.com / May 21, 2013
Rebecca Callahan McDaniel, 93, widow of Gordon Stovall McDaniel, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Lynchburg General Hospital.

She was born April 19, 1920 to William Daniel and Nora Piercy Callahan, of the Finchley community. A graduate of Boydton High School with the Class of 1939 Rebecca was a member of Fields United Methodist Church. She was an office clerk with Burlington Industries, working there for 34 years.

Rebecca is survived by her sister, Edith Clary of Brodnax and brothers, Clayton Callahan of Clarksville and Meredith Callahan of South Boston. Her niece, Carol Callahan and nephew, Daniel Clary and his wife, Tamara also survive.

A funeral was held Sunday in the chapel at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home with the Rev. Randy Baisey officiating. Entombment followed at Eternity Mausoleum in Oakhurst Cemetery.

The family received friends Saturday evening from 7-8:30 p.m. at Watkins Cooper Lyon.

Flowers are acceptable or please consider contributions in Rebecca’s name to Fields United Methodist Church, c/o Mary Guerrant, P.O. Box 87, Clarksville, Va. 23927.

Online condolences may be expressed to the at http://www.wclfh.com.

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