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Transition center draws complaints of neighbors

Public input on the new “transition center” at 1332 Moore Street for locals struggling with homelessness and unemployment dominated debate at the Monday night meeting of South Boston Town Council.

Halifax lawyers inspired by their work for Legal Aid

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Halifax County trustees ease rules on student cell phone use

The Halifax County School Board agreed Monday night to revise the cell phone policy at Halifax County High School to make the rules more consistent and hopefully easier to enforce.

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Bluestone falls to Prince Edward 2-0

SoVaNow.com / May 24, 2017


The Bluestone boys soccer team fell to Prince Edward 2-0.

Bluestone's season ended with a 8-7-2 record in the James River District.

Coach Jonathan Wells said the team played one of its best matches of the season, but were just unable to score.

Bluestone went to halftime down 1-0 after PE scored in the 34th minute. Prince Edward posted its final points 24 minutes into the second half.

Bluestone’s Johnathan Thurston had 13 saves and Pedro Trejo-Garcia had two goal line saves.

“We played a very good game to end our season,” Wells said.

Bluestone picked up a 5-2 win over Amelia to end its season.

In the eighth minute Trei Veneable scored on a pass from Cooper Carter. Seven minutes later, Carter shot a pass across the goal for Kyler Lopez to score.

In the 35th minute Carter scored on a pass from Zach McCall.

In the second half and Amelia scored in the ninth and 15th minutes. Bluestone answered in the 17th minute when Veneable scored again.

In the 28th minute Carter netted again. Jonathan Thurston had 15 saves.

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