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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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Jayvee girls fall to William Fleming

SoVaNow.com / January 24, 2013
William Fleming defeated the Halifax County High School jayvee girls’ team, 62-17, in district action Tuesday in the Roanoke.

Ghanija Gooden led the Comet girls with seven points, while Timonee McCargo and Mecca Carter had three apiece.

Fleming had a strong offensive outing and led 19-4 at the end of the first period. Fleming led 27-11 in the second period.

HCHS had a tough night offensively, going without a field goal in the third period and nailing down two baskets in the fourth period.

HCHS continues its district season against PH tonight.

Fleming finished with eight players adding to its scoring total.

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