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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.





Route 662 to close for three weeks / August 25, 2014
Route 662 (Birch Elmo Road) over Tanners Branch, from its intersection with Route 660 (Glass Mill Road) to its intersection with Route 684 (Mt. Zion Church Road) will be temporarily closed to through traffic beginning on Monday, Sept. 22, due to superstructure replacement, according to VDOT.

The road closure will be in place approximately three weeks.

The Department of Transportation will provide adequate signs for the closure and detour of this portion of Route 662 (Birch Elmo Road) along Route 360 west (Mountain Road in Halifax County and Old Richmond Road in Pittsylvania County) to Route 661 south (High Point Road) to Route 660 east (Glass Mill Road) and back to Route 662 (Birch Elmo Road).

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