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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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Dixie Softball signups

SoVaNow.com / February 18, 2013
Signup information for the Halifax/South Boston Dixie softball league has been released.

These are signups for all girls ages 4-18 as of Jan. 1, 2013. The signups will be held Sat., Feb. 23, from 10 am to 2 p.m. If you have questions, please go to the league facebook page.

There’s another round of signups on Sat., March 2, from 10 am to 2 pm. The signups will be held in the HCHS lobby.

The requirements include a $30 registration fee, and players must bring a copy of their birth certificate.

Tryouts for new players are Sat., March 9, at Carter Field.

Debs (ages 16-18) are required to sign up at this also.

There is no late registration, so please sign up on either of the listed dates.

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