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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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Comets fall in opening round of WVD tournament

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SoVaNow.com / May 16, 2013
The Comet baseball team ran into the hottest squad in the Western Valley District Wednesday in the opening round of the district tournament.
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Patrick Henry-Roanoke, which had beaten GW-Danville and then Franklin County on Monday and Tuesday, outlasted Halifax, 14-9.

The Comet baseball team needed GW-Danville to beat Franklin County Wednesday.

If the FCHS Eagles won last night, Halifax’s season is over.

If GW won, FCHS and Halifax would play tomorrow for the final, no. 3 regional seed at stake. That consolation game would be at HCHS.


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