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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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After rainouts, Baron teams look to get back on postseason track

SoVaNow.com / May 22, 2013
Bluestone spring sports teams face a busy postseason schedule this week.

Rain forced postponement of several events Monday. The Barons were scheduled, weather and playing field conditions permitting, to resume Tuesday.

Here’s the playoff slate:

Bluestone baseball, ranked fifth in the James River District, was set to travel to #4 Buckingham on Tuesday afternoon for the quarterfinal game of the JRD tournament at 5:00 p.m.

Bluestone softball was set to host host Amelia yesterday at 5:30 p.m. in the quarterfinal game of the JRD tournament. The Tuesday game was a make-up from Monday’s rainout.

Bluestone girls soccer was set to host Nottoway at 6:00 p.m. in the quarterfinal match of the JRD tournament Tuesday.

Bluestone boys soccer was set to host Nottoway following the girls match at approximately 7:30 p.m.



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