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A time to remember: Sacrifices honored at Memorial Day service

Library board appoints new South Boston branch manager

Era ends abruptly as Thornton bolts

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Defense betrays Lady Comets

Defensive errors can be extremely costly in playoff softball, and the Halifax County High School varsity softball team learned that lesson Monday.

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Comet jayvees suffer close loss at MV

SoVaNow.com / January 27, 2014
The Halifax County High School jayvee boys’ basketball team suffered a tough 48-47 loss at Magna Vista Friday.

The game generated plenty of tension all night. HCHS led, 7-4, at the end of the first period. The Comets had forged a 21-16 advantage by halftime.

Magna Vista picked up momentum in the second half.

The Warriors outscored the Comets, 14-10, in the third period. HCHS led by one, 31-30, heading into the final period.

Magna Vista later outscored HCHS, 18-16, in the final quarter, and the Warriors won by two.

Zion Bailey led the Comets with 12 points.

Jarvis Owens scored 11 points for Halifax, while Nick Jones had eight.

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