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BUYING THE FARM

With new school complex, officials want to add working farm

Mecklenburg trustees back supes’ call for outside firm to scout sites

After long discussion, School Board offers grudging support

Arson suspected in Tuesday morning fire in Clarksville


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Comets’ season ends in regionals

The Comet boys’ varsity basketball team nearly rallied from a miserable start Monday night, before running out of late game momentum in a season-ending loss at Marshall in regional action.

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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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