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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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Girls find tournament success

SoVaNow.com / January 02, 2014
The Halifax County High School girls’ varsity hoops squad has a bolt of confidence after rolling to the championship of the Holiday Classic.

The Comets are back to .500, with a 5-5 mark.

Halifax County showed good scoring balance, with three double figure scorers in the win over Gretna. Lakia Martin had 10, Alexia Tucker had 13 and Brittany Boxley had 15.

HCHS had two double figure scorers in the championship classic win over Person, with Tucker scoring 13 and Boxley, ten.

Tucker had 26 points in the two nights, while Boxley had 25 points.

HCHS had double figure scoring in three of eight quarters in the Classic, including 20 in the second period of the opening night win against Gretna.

The Comet defense proved to be effective against Gretna. The Lady Hawks had only one second half field goal in the Friday night loss.

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