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Transition center draws complaints of neighbors

Public input on the new “transition center” at 1332 Moore Street for locals struggling with homelessness and unemployment dominated debate at the Monday night meeting of South Boston Town Council.

Halifax lawyers inspired by their work for Legal Aid

You might think that the lives of Carol and Alan Gravitt were set on parallel courses from the start.

Halifax County trustees ease rules on student cell phone use

The Halifax County School Board agreed Monday night to revise the cell phone policy at Halifax County High School to make the rules more consistent and hopefully easier to enforce.

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Comets play well, for the most part, beat Buckingham 34-14


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Pre-Majors fall in opener

SoVaNow.com / July 28, 2014
The South Boston-Halifax County Dixie Pre-Majors dropped a 17-10 decision to Texas in first round action at the Dixie World Series in Chipley, Fla.

Virginia played Louisiana Sunday.

Texas took a 2-0 lead, and the locals tied it 2-2. Texas later led Virginia 7-2. The local all-stars scored three runs to cut the lead to 7-5. Texas added three to extend its lead to 10-5.

Then the local all-stars fashioned a terrific rally and tied the game in the bottom of the sixth.

Texas then made a rally and scored seven runs in the top of the seventh.

Virginia could not score in the bottom of the seventh, and Texas held on for the win.

The Virginia Pre-Majors tied the game twice.

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