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Groups appeal for town funding

Of those appearing before Council, Jewell Medley of the United Way made a first-ever request from her agency for funds. Whereas the UW for years was supported by donations from…

Local Visitor Center garners honor from state association

The South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center has received the “Visitor Center of the Year” award given annually by the Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB).

Fire halted at edge of data center

Leaf-burning spirals out of control; person responsible may be liable for damage after violating 4 p.m. ban

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SBS to race under the lights

The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.

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Bennett, Adams earn first team honors

SoVaNow.com / November 14, 2012
Two Halifax County High School standouts, running back Alonzo Bennett and offensive tackle Seth Adams, led an 11-man HCHS varsity football contingent on the final all-Western Valley district team.

Bennett powered for 1,533 yards and 12 touchdowns, averaging 8.2 ypg. Adams helped open holes for Bennett and other Comet offensive players.

Both Comet seniors, who hope to play somewhere in college, are eligible for the all-Northwest Region team.

Six Comets earned second team honors. The second team performers include wide receiver Jamal Crews, tight end Tyler Dunn, offensive guard Damien Hunt. The defense produced three second teamers, including lineman Chris Baisch, defensive end Galontre Thaxton and linebacker Tre’ Morgan. Three more Comets, defensive back Rufus Jeffress, kicker Kyle Lacks and punter Jason Dennis earnred honorable mention honors.

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