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15 hrs ago | SoVaNow.com

SOL test scores: Mixed bag

The Comets made a change in the program after the Mike Roark-era did not work out.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Halifax, VA, South Boston, VA, Scottsburg, VA

20 hrs ago | SoVaNow.com

South Boston Police seek suspect

South Boston Police are looking for the person who assaulted and robbed a citizen on Cherry Street early Monday, Aug. 25. Officers were called at 4:42 a.m. to the scene where the victim told them he was walking to McDonald's when he was assaulted by a black male who was wearing a black hoodie.

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Related Topix: Halifax, VA

Yesterday | SoVaNow.com

Gillespie to stump in South Boston

The Comets made a change in the program after the Mike Roark-era did not work out.

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Related Topix: South Boston, VA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Halifax County Food Pantries In Big Need Of Community Support

Halifax Co., VA--There are four major food pantries spread all across Halifax County, but now they say their resources are spreading thin.

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Related Topix: Halifax, VA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

SoVaNow.com

Fighting Hunger

For most of the past year there has been a small group of food distribution agencies in Halifax county that have been meeting in order to address the food insecurity issues of the county.

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Related Topix: Virgilina, VA, Richmond, VA

SoVaNow.com

Route 662 to close for three weeks

Route 662 over Tanners Branch, from its intersection with Route 660 to its intersection with Route 684 will be temporarily closed to through traffic beginning on Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Pittsylvania County, VA

SoVaNow.com

100 years a Buffalo Soldier

Ray Shelton and Grace Baptist Church pastor, Jack Stewart performing "Unforgettable" Saturday during Shelton's 100th birthday celebration.

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Related Topix: South Boston, VA, Virgilina, VA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

SoVaNow.com

Alton store gains designation as Village Post Office

Having originated in Colonial-era taverns, the U.S. Postal Service is returning to its roots with the growing use of Village Post Offices to serve rural communities.

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Related Topix: Alton, VA

SoVaNow.com

Dominion plans dive into solar, casts eye on sites

Virginia's largest electric utility company is pledging to ramp up its reliance on solar power - two years after cancelling a commercial-scale pilot project in Halifax County that would have tapped the power of the sun to power hundreds of homes.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Halifax, VA, Boykins, VA

SoVaNow.com

Same sex marriage frozen by high court

Gay and lesbian couples who want to be married in Virginia or to have their legal marriages from another state recognized will have to continue to wait in legal limbo.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Virginia, US News, US Supreme Court, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Thu Aug 07, 2014

SoVaNow.com

Halifax County supervisors postpone vote on permit, field offer for trash truck

Halifax County Supervisors on Monday night delayed taking action on a request for a conditional use permit which would allow Michael A. Allred to operate a plumbing and well drilling business in ED-6.

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Related Topix: South Boston, VA

SoVaNow.com

Big Numbers for the Night Out

Tuesday's National Night Out event in South Boston drew a record crowd, with some 1,800 tickets given out.

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Related Topix: South Boston, VA

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