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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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Lions soccer routs Russell, improves to 5-2

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Leon Marino makes a stop against Prince Edward Wednesday.
SoVaNow.com / October 08, 2012
The HCMS soccer team improved to 5-2 on the season Thursday, after an 8-0 win at Russell.

The Lions led 7-0 at the half. HCMS got strong offensive production in the first period. Jax Bosiger scored with three minutes gone, and again at the 4:49 mark. Kenneth Harris scored at the 14 minute mark, while Gavin Bridgers connected with 19 minutes gone.

Nick Rosche scored at the 22-minute mark. Jamar Harris scored at the 26 minute mark of the first half and Bridgers connected with 28 minutes elapsed.

Grant Nichols had the lone second half goal for the Lions.

Earlier, on Wednesday, HCMS lost to Prince Edward, 2-1. HCMS outplayed PE and had a 37-8 edge on shots on goal. But two defensive breakdowns proved costly in the loss.



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