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SOL test scores: Mixed bag

Halifax makes the grade half of the time with passing rates, but dropoffs outnumber gains

Judge nixes lawsuit by motorsports instructor

Case dismissed after Wilborn contested firing

Jobless rate rises to 8.8 percent in July

Halifax County’s unemployment rate jumped from 8.3 percent in June to 8.8 percent in July. Over 900 people left the labor force, which numbered 15,974 in June, but fell to…

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Comets fall in opener to Jefferson Forest

A quick, athletic Jefferson Forest squad proved too potent offensively for the Halifax County High School varsity football squad Friday night, speeding past the Comets, 50-30, in South Boston.

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Lisa Christine Gamble, Jeffrey David Francisco plan October wedding

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Lisa Christine Gamble and Jeffrey David Francisco
SoVaNow.com / September 23, 2009
Mr. and Mrs. David H. Gamble of Williamsburg are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Christine to Jeffrey David Francisco, the son of Mr. and Mrs. David R. Francisco of Hunting Creek. Jeffrey is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. George M. Francisco of Nathalie and Mrs. Bessie M. Lacks of Clover.

Miss Gamble is an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for the County of Halifax. She is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and Indiana University School of Law. Francisco is employed as a procurement forester. He is a graduate of Halifax County High School and Virginia Tech. An October wedding is planned.


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