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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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Jayvee girls power past Tunstall

SoVaNow.com / January 30, 2014
The Halifax County High School jayvee girls powered past Tunstall on the road Monday, cruising to a 29-10 decision.

Ghanija Gooden hit a 3-pointer in the second period and led the Comets with ten points. Shadajah Davis added six points and Timmonee McCargo added seven.

HCHS took command early, outscoring Tunstall 8-0 in the first period. Alasha Edmondson, Davis, Gooden and McCargo each connected on field goals in the period.

Halifax then outscored Tunstall, 8-1, in the second period, giving the Comet girls a 16-1 edge at halftime. The third period was more competitive, with a 5-all split. Halifax won the final period, 6-4. Halifax County improved to 9-5 overall.

The Comets played solid defense, holding Tunstall, and showcased good offensive execution, according to coach David Graham.

HCHS was scheduled to play Bassett Tuesday, but that game has been moved to tonight. The Lady Comets get GW-Danville Friday in Danville.



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