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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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Baron jayvees turn back Chargers

SoVaNow.com / January 09, 2013
The Bluestone jayvee boys thumped Central of Lunenburg 50-32 in basketball action Friday night in Victoria.

After a slow start for both teams in the first quarter — which Bluestone led at the close, 11-7 — the Junior Barons picked up the pace in the second quarter. Six players scored in the frame to produce a 15-point quarter, giving Bluestone a 26-14 lead at halftime.

Central of Lunenburg struggled on offense all night, while Bluestone kept up the pressure in the second half. The Barons had 10 points in the third quarter and 14 in the fourth, while Central’s best frame was the fourth period, with 1 1 points.

Jonte Roberts led the Bluestone offense with 14 points and Fuquan Hayes had 12.

Kashawn Hilliard added seven poins and

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