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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.





Halifax > Halifax Government

Teachers, personnel could feel brunt of a state budget cutback

Hard choices: Make up the state difference with local revenue, reduce the school payroll, or — conceivably — require employees to contribute a larger share toward their retirement

Halifax Burlington site gets $50,000 Industrial Revitalization Fund grant

The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority has been awarded a $50,000 Industrial Revitalization Grant for the former Halifax Burlington Industries site.

Episcopal churches offer alternatives this Christmas Eve

Come worship with us at St. John’s or Trinity Episcopal Church this Christmas Eve as we pass from the anticipatory season of Advent into Christmastide.

150 new jobs are for Dominion Virginia Power call center

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Top, Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling announces 150 jobs will be located at Riverstone with the relocation of Dominion Virginia Power's call center from Texas. Middle, From left, Anna Van Buren, CEO of Faneuil, Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling and Paul Koonce, CEO of Dominion Virginia Power. Bolling presents a Virginia flag that had flown over the Capital. Above, Faneuil's first local employee Virginia Spraggins. (David Conner II photos)
Talk about lighting up the holidays: Dominion Virginia Power turns up wattage in Halifax County, where unemployment has been in double digits. No more Texans answering Virginians' calls, leaders crow.

Home(s) for the holidays

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Students at South Boston Elementary yesterday spent their final day before the Christmas break making gingerbread houses. The building materials of choice? Small milk cartons, Graham crackers, cake icing and candies. Above, third grader Daijha Witcher is eager to display her pink cottage. A festive time was had by all. (Eva Cassada photos)

The Faces of Christmas

The fourth and fifth grade students at South Boston Elementary School presented their Christmas program to family and friends Tuesday evening.

No Monday paper as N&R takes holiday

The News & Record will not publish a Monday edition on Dec. 26, the day after Christmas. We will return to our normal publishing schedule with our Thursday, Dec. 29 edition.

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