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Trio honored at Halifax County MLK celebration

Matthew McCargo, Bradford “Brad” Ballou and Stanley L. Jeffress were recognized for their community service to others and for their leadership Sunday during the Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration sponsored by the Halifax County Business and Professional Council.

McCargo is a Halifax native and is head basketball coach for the Halifax County High School varsity girls and director of the South Boston Recreation Center.

Ballou, as recreational director for Halifax County, has served as a role model to many young men in the community and provided athletic opportunities to youth through his commitment.

Jeffress is an active member of the Halifax County Business and Professional Council and is a strong advocate for education by serving on the Halifax County Public School Education Foundation and is president of Jeffress Funeral Home.

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