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Rising Dan River shuts down U.S. 501 through Riverdale

Halifax County ‘dodged a bullet’ with storm

Light flooding, downed trees and power outages reported as Southside copes with heavy rainfall

Halifax County supes mull funding for fire departments, trail, road work

Tonight’s session will begin at 6:30 in the second floor meeting room of the Bethune Complex.


Bruised Comets seek turnaround

Halifax County High School varsity football can still enjoy a positive season, but the Comets will need a turnaround effort at Martinsville Friday.





Jennifer Lynn Wilson,  David Lee Alvarado to wed

South Boston News
Jennifer Lynn Wilson and David Lee Alvarado / October 24, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. William H. Wilson III of Chase City are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn to David Lee Alvarado, son of Dr. David Lee Chin and Amneris Alvarado de Lee of Panama.

Jennifer is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sammy R. Jones of Skipwith and Beatrice K. Wilson and the late William H. Wilson Jr. of Wylliesburg. David is the grandson of Olga V. Chin de Lee and the late Arturo J. Lee of Panama and Manuel B. Alvarado Moreno and Nidia Espino de Alvarado of Panama.

The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Bluestone Senior High School and a 2008 graduate of the College of William & Mary, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics before pursuing her doctorate at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Jennifer is currently completing her dissertation at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany.

The groom-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Annandale High School and a 2008 graduate of the College of William & Mary with a Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies. He recently received his Master of Science in Education from Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y., while working at Citi.

A December wedding is planned.

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