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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.





King Day banquet Monday / January 16, 2013
The Mecklenburg County NAACP will host the annual Freedom Fund/Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Banquet on Monday, Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. at VFW Post 7166, South Hill. The speaker is Bruce Robinson, a retired major general, author and local attorney.

Tickets are still available for $25 per person, ($10 children 17 and under). For further information or to purchase tickets, contact any of these local NAACP members: Virginia B Fenty (434) 374-3946; Everette Burwell (434) 374-2660; Rhoena Brown (434) 372-3852; Maggie Kiah (434) 636-2783; Mary Winckler (434) 447-8004; Shirley Moreland (434) 447-4824; Annie Russell (434) 689-2354; Lacy Marks (434) 636-2881 or any other member of the Mecklenburg County NAACP.

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