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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.





Carolyn Daniel Fuller / January 08, 2013
Carolyn Daniel Fuller, 71, wife of Billy Winn Fuller, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 in Wake Medical Center in Raleigh, N.C.

Carolyn was born Oct. 9, 1941 to Thomas Lynwood and Susie Ann Wilson Daniel in Granville County, N.C. A graduate of Wilton High School, Carolyn continued her education at Henderson Business College. She was employed with Burlington Industries for 40 years, lastly as a clerk/typist in the billing department. After retiring to care for her mother, she became a private duty nurse and cared for many people.

In addition to her husband, Carolyn is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Wendy and Steve Runyon of Raleigh and their children, Peyton Emily, Daniel Steven, and William (Will) Thomas Runyon. Her sisters, Christine Hicks of Youngsville; Nell Wallace and her husband Tommy; and Brenda Brogden, all of Oxford also survive.

A funeral was held Thursday, Jan. 3 at Buffalo Baptist Church with the Rev. Chris Kiser officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

The family received friends Wednesday at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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