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SVHEC welding lab aims to offer an education that pays

Potential for job market gains hailed at ribbon-cutting program

Halifax balks at grant request for boat landing

Fearing potential liability for the town, members of Halifax Town Council Tuesday night shelved a proposal to seek grant funding for improvements to the Banister Lake public boat landing.

No sign mold is back at HCHS, trustees told

Halifax County High School has seen no evidence of any mold problems this fall after suffering with severe mold problems last fall, maintenance director Jay Jennings advised school trustees during…

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Comets pick up first win

The Halifax County High School varsity football team handed Kenneth Day his first win as head football coach, powering past Person County Friday night, 42-29.

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Bluestone jayvee girls thump Cougars

SoVaNow.com / January 23, 2013
Kelsey Thornton enjoyed a breakout game with 26 points as the Bluestone jayvee girls fought off a late rally by Nottoway Tuesday night and won, 39-33.

The Baron jayvees girls entered the fourth period holding a 30-19 lead, but Nottoway made it close at the end with a 14-point final period while limiting Bluestone to only nine points.

Thornton helped the Junior Lady Barons’ cause immensely in the third quarter as she scored 14 of Bluestone’s 16 points in the frame. The quarter was a lopsided one for the host Lady Barons as Nottoway mustered only six points to fall far behind.

At halftime, Bluestone led 14-13.

In addition to Thornton’s 26 points, Bluestone got seven points from Ivy Watson, four from Jenna Harris and two from Jade Banks.

The jayvee girls improved to 8-1 overall, 6-0 in the James River District.





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