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Upbeat budget news could spell pay raises in school system

Setting an optimistic tone for this year’s school budget, Superintendent of Schools Merle Herndon said she hopes money will be available this year to provide teachers and support staff with…

Halifax County school discipline panel to begin work

South Boston council approves refinancing plan


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Comets close strong for gritty win

Robert E. Lee-Springfield had been making trouble in the Region 5-A playoffs, and the pesky Lancers put Halifax County High School on its heels early Saturday night.

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William O. Gaines

SoVaNow.com / September 19, 2013

William O. Gaines of South Boston passed away peacefully at The Woodview on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. He was a long time resident of the Banister Home in Halifax before moving to The Woodview. Mr. Gaines was born on Nov. 13, 1916 and was 96 at the time of his death.

Mr. Gaines had no known survivors, except he left behind his devoted personal representative Estelle Jones.

A memorial service will be held at Dunn & Sons Funeral Home on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 11 a.m. Any known relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Services are by Dunn & Sons Funeral Service.

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