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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.





Charles Edward Chaney / December 12, 2012

Charles Edward Chaney, age 74 died Sunday, Dec 9 2012.  

“Bud” was a retired restaurateur with the Marriott Corporation as well as a member of South Hill Presbyterian Church, the South Hill Rotary Club and a founding member of the North American Truffle Growers Association.

He is survived by his wife Heather P. Chaney of the home; a daughter, Lori Kathryn Watts (Jay) of North Carolina, two grandchildren Jessica Howard (Jason) of Fl and Christopher Chaney of North Carolina, and three great grandchildren.  Also surviving is a sister Sandra Ash, of Chase City; and a brother, Stephen E. Chaney of Florida.  

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted Saturday, Dec. 15, at 2 p.m. at the South Hill Presbyterian Church with interment to follow in the Colley Family Cemetery in Chase City.  

The family request memorial considerations be directed to Rotary Foundation Donations to go to the South Hill Rotary club at P.O. Box 922 South Hill, Va 23970.

Online condolences may be sent to Farrar Funeral Home of South Hill is in charge of the arrangements.

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