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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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Starke connects on 49 yard field goal in JMU victory

SoVaNow.com / October 08, 2012
Former Comet Cameron Starke opened scoring in James Madison University’s 13-10 win over Towson Saturday in Harrisonburg.

Starke connected on 49-yard field goal with 1:15 left in the first. JMU led 3-0 going into the second quarter. Starke improved to 7-for-7 on career field goals at Bridgeforth Stadium.



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