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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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Lady Barons squeak by Lady Chargers in five

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Kelsey Thornton sends a slam back to Lunenburg.
SoVaNow.com / October 24, 2012
The Bluestone varsity volleyball team battled Central of Lunenburg to a five-game match victory in Skipwith last Wednesday.

The girls had their hands full all night with the Lady Chargers, who jumped out to an early lead by taking the first game, 25-21.

Bluestone bounced back in the second game, winning 25-17.

The third set belonged to Lunenburg as the Lady Chargers prevailed 25-22, leaving the visitors one game shy of the match win.

With their backs against the wall, the Lady Barons delivered their strongest set of the night, thumping Central 25-9 in the fourth game to tie the match 2-2.

The girls eked out a 15-13 win in the fifth game, sending Lunenburg away with the match loss.

Prior to the varsity match, the jayvee Lady Barons swept Central in two games, 25-13 and 25-7.

The girls are slated to resume James River District competition today when they take on Buckingham.

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