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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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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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