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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.


Comets pick up win over Martinsville 21-14





Three held on drug, firearms charges / May 06, 2013
According to Halifax County Sheriff Fred S. Clark, as part of an ongoing drug roundup by the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force, three persons were arrested on Wednesday, May 1, on drug and firearm indictments.

Antonio Dwight Woods of South Boston was charged with one count of felony distribution of marijuana.

Marcus Tyler Hughes of South Boston was charged with one count of selling a firearm to a felon and one count of conspiring to sell a firearm to a felon.

Carmichael Jarmond Howerton of South Boston was charged with six counts of distribution of cocaine.

All three are being held without bond at the Halifax County Adult Detention Center.

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