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Upbeat budget news could spell pay raises in school system

Setting an optimistic tone for this year’s school budget, Superintendent of Schools Merle Herndon said she hopes money will be available this year to provide teachers and support staff with…

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Comets close strong for gritty win

Robert E. Lee-Springfield had been making trouble in the Region 5-A playoffs, and the pesky Lancers put Halifax County High School on its heels early Saturday night.

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Lady Lions fall to Russell 29-22

SoVaNow.com / January 28, 2013
The Halifax County Middle School girls hoopsters lost to Russell Thursday, 29-22.

Russell had the edge from the start, leading 9-3 at the end of the first period. HCMS got only one field goal in the period.

Halifax rallied with a nine-point second period, but still trailed, 17-12, at the half.

Russell led, 22-19, at the end of three periods, as the defenses dominated. Halifax got outscored in the final period, as the Lion girls did not sink a field goal.

Shadajah Davis led the Lion girls with nine.













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