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South Boston man gets jail time on drug charges

Vernon Hill man dies in motorcycle crash

A Vernon Hill man was killed Friday afternoon when the motorcycle he was operating slid off the gravel shoulder of State Route 360 and crashed.

Smoker tax runs into flak as South Boston puts off action

South Boston Town Council on Monday night put off action on a proposed 25 cent-per-pack cigarette tax after a number of speakers at a public hearing criticized the levy as…

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Moore earns all-state baseball honors

Comet senior outfielder named to second team

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Lady Lions considerable success continues

SoVaNow.com / January 16, 2014
The Halifax County Middle School girls basketball team continued to enjoy considerable success Monday night, as the Lions routed Bonner, 31-15.

Six Lions got into the scoring column. Deaundra Jeffress led the pack with nine points, while Sierra Nunn had eight. Aliyah Chandler and JeriLynn Tyler had four apiece.

Akiah Clauden had five for HCMS.

The Lions bolted to an 8-0 lead in the first period and withstood a brief Bonner rally in the second quarter. HCMS outscored Bonner, 8-4, in the third period and pulled away in the final stanza.

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