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Upbeat budget news could spell pay raises in school system

Setting an optimistic tone for this year’s school budget, Superintendent of Schools Merle Herndon said she hopes money will be available this year to provide teachers and support staff with…

Halifax County school discipline panel to begin work

South Boston council approves refinancing plan


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Comets close strong for gritty win

Robert E. Lee-Springfield had been making trouble in the Region 5-A playoffs, and the pesky Lancers put Halifax County High School on its heels early Saturday night.

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HCHS girls soccer comes out on top against Martinsville

SoVaNow.com / March 27, 2014
HCHS varsity girls’ soccer has hopes of an improved overall season this spring, and the Comets got out to a good start Monday.

Halifax defeated Martinsville, 4-0. Gabby Nelson scored three goals in the first half. Gabby Medley added the fourth goal in the second half. HCHS also got good passing and defense, and a fine effort in goal from keeper Sabrina Amos, according to coach Sid Young.

Young said the Comets played fairly well overall, and looked very good in the first half.

JV REPORT: The HCHS girls’ JV soccer team tied Martinsville 1-1 in the season opener.

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