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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

You might think that the lives of Carol and Alan Gravitt were set on parallel courses from the start.

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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Comets play well, for the most part, beat Buckingham 34-14


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Girls’ swim team enjoys solid win over Prince Edward

SoVaNow.com / December 03, 2012
The Halifax County High School girls’ swim team enjoyed a solid win over Prince Edward High School Thursday.

The Comets had a wide margin of victory, 68-23.

Halifax won the 200 meter medley relay with a time of 2:338.32. Halifax also had a third in this event. The top Comet swimmers were Lexi Reaves, Jordan Miller, Jessica Conner and Anna Carol Cole.

Hailey Prevette won the 200 meter free in 3:10.27, with Sara Reese third. Jordan Miller won the 200 meter IM in 3:15.32, with J. Conner second in 3:20.02.

Cole captured the 50 meter free in 33.66, with L. Reaves second in 34.52. Jordan Miller won the 100 meter fly in 1:47.78, with Hannah Saunders second. PE won the 100 meter free in 1:28.18, with Reese second in 1:33.50 and Emily Nester third in 1:34.56.

Jessica Conner led a 1-2 Comet sweep in the 500 meter free in 6:30.80, with Saunders second.

Halifax won the 200 meter free relay in 2:18.90, with the Comets also taking third. The top Comet team included Lexi Reaves, Cole, Prevette and Miller.

Cole won the 100 meter back with a time of 1:33.67, with Reaves second in 1:34.336. Jessica Conner won the 100 meter breast in 1:37.85, with Prevette second.

PE won the 400 meter free relay, and HCHS took second in 6:18.51. The Comets second place team included Brook Boelte, Hannah Saunders, Sara Reese and Gabby Spainhour.


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