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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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King Day banquet Monday

SoVaNow.com / January 16, 2013
The Mecklenburg County NAACP will host the annual Freedom Fund/Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Banquet on Monday, Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. at VFW Post 7166, South Hill. The speaker is Bruce Robinson, a retired major general, author and local attorney.

Tickets are still available for $25 per person, ($10 children 17 and under). For further information or to purchase tickets, contact any of these local NAACP members: Virginia B Fenty (434) 374-3946; Everette Burwell (434) 374-2660; Rhoena Brown (434) 372-3852; Maggie Kiah (434) 636-2783; Mary Winckler (434) 447-8004; Shirley Moreland (434) 447-4824; Annie Russell (434) 689-2354; Lacy Marks (434) 636-2881 or any other member of the Mecklenburg County NAACP.

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