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SVHEC welding lab aims to offer an education that pays

Potential for job market gains hailed at ribbon-cutting program

Halifax balks at grant request for boat landing

Fearing potential liability for the town, members of Halifax Town Council Tuesday night shelved a proposal to seek grant funding for improvements to the Banister Lake public boat landing.

No sign mold is back at HCHS, trustees told

Halifax County High School has seen no evidence of any mold problems this fall after suffering with severe mold problems last fall, maintenance director Jay Jennings advised school trustees during…

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Comets pick up first win

The Halifax County High School varsity football team handed Kenneth Day his first win as head football coach, powering past Person County Friday night, 42-29.

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Industrial League under way

SoVaNow.com / October 24, 2013
The South Boston Industrial league basketball action has returned, with ABB getting out to a solid start.

ABB downed Goodyear 43-26 on Sunday. Jermaine Richardson led the winners with 13 points, while Dre Tucker added 11 and Jonathan Fields had eight. ABB finished five of 17 from the foul line.

United Steps/Felton defeated Benchmark, 46-24. Aaron Hill had eight points and two 3-pointers. Cordaro Jones had seven. Shermane Terry and Trumane Terry scored six apiece.

South Boston Tees defeated Presto/Halifax County, 58-42.

Waverly Harris and Robert Ross led the winners with 16 and 13 points, respectively.

Dollar General/Unarco defeated Halifax County Regional Hospital, 54-51.

The eventual winners led by as much as 20 points before Halifax Regional made a very good rally attempt in the second half.

Tyrone Barksdale had 17 points to lead the winners. Chris Murphy chipped in eight and Joey Barksdale had seven.

Keon Gutrich picked up 21 to lead the hospital team, while teammate Demetrius Burrell had 18.



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