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SOL test scores: Mixed bag

Halifax makes the grade half of the time with passing rates, but dropoffs outnumber gains

Judge nixes lawsuit by motorsports instructor

Case dismissed after Wilborn contested firing

Jobless rate rises to 8.8 percent in July

Halifax County’s unemployment rate jumped from 8.3 percent in June to 8.8 percent in July. Over 900 people left the labor force, which numbered 15,974 in June, but fell to…

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Comets fall in opener to Jefferson Forest

A quick, athletic Jefferson Forest squad proved too potent offensively for the Halifax County High School varsity football squad Friday night, speeding past the Comets, 50-30, in South Boston.

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Lady Lions take two from Wyatt

SoVaNow.com / April 22, 2013
The Halifax County Middle School Lion softball team took two games from Wyatt Wednesday, winning by scores of 8-0 and 8-1.

Halifax got a shutout from Michaela Farson, as she fanned eight.

Amber Moore provided a real spark, scoring three times. She had a single and a triple.

Farson also singled and scored twice. Mackenzie Lawter singled and tripled and scored once.

Halifax also won by an 8-1 count, as Amber Moore struck out eight. Haley Wooding singled twice, walked and scored twice. Katie Cole tripled and singled and scored twice.

Anna Clowdis singled and scored twice.

The Lions are 4-0 in the conference.

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