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SVHEC to create IT Academy

The full panel of the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification & Community Revitalization Commission (TICR) on Thursday approved the SVHEC’s grant application to establish the IT Academy in South Boston.

Brodnax motorist charged in fatal crash

Mecklenburg church break-ins reported


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Comets finish fifth in district cross country

Patrick County swept both ends of the Piedmont District cross country championships at Edmunds Park in South Boston.

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Lion roll in opener

SoVaNow.com / November 19, 2012
James Smith Jr. had 19 points, including some crowd-pleasing offensive moves, and the HCMS Lions boys’ basketball team cruised past Bonner Thursday, 46-27.

Seven Lions scored, as Jayke Dabbs added nine. Jordan Williams and Stephan Chandler had six apiece.

The Lions powered to a quality start, leading 16-1 in the first period.

Smith had five points and Chandler added four. The Lions added ten points, as HCMS rolled to a 26-13 lead at halftime. The Lions stretched the lead to 32-23 at the end of three periods and won handily.

Halifax connected on two three-pointers, as Dabbs and Smith had one apiece, and finished 4-for-11 from the foul line.

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