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Wayward bear causes accident

Bob Cage, renowned artist, athlete and tobacconist, dies

Robert F. "Bob" Cage, a Halifax native, was known for his achievements in an array of fields that he pursued with customary passion.

Latest effort to oust Thornton fails

The superintendent lost the support of a longtime backer, board chairman Robert Puryear

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Comets prove cynics wrong

There might have been some cynics wondering about the direction of the Halifax County High School varsity boys’ basketball team before last winter.

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A life of accomplishment

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Bob Cage
Accomplished artist, champion athlete, acclaimed tobacco auctioneer, interpreter and defender of the countryside — all describe Robert F. “Bob” Cage, who died Wednesday 19 in Raleigh, N.C. where he had been under Hospice care for the past several weeks. He was 91.

Jobless rate drops to 12 percent

Unemployment tumbled across the state and also in Southside Virginia during the month of September as students returned to school, shrinking the size of the labor pool.

South Boston seeks input on botanical garden plan

South Boston Town Council will host a public hearing tonight at 7 p.m. on a proposed agreement with the Southern Virginia Botanical Gardens and Environmental Education Center to develop a botanical garden at Cotton Mill Park.

Town offices set schedule for Veterans Day Thursday

Town of South Boston offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day.

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