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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.





Christeen Farmer Armstrong / January 14, 2013
Christeen Farmer Armstrong of Vernon Hill went to be with her Lord on Saturday, Jan.12, 2013. She was born in Oconee County, S.C., on Aug. 17, 1917 and was 95 years old. She was the daughter of the late James Hoke Farmer and Lillian Wilson Farmer and was married to the late Edgar Felton Armstrong. She was a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church.

Mrs. Armstrong is survived by a son, Ernest Lee Armstrong of Vernon Hill, a sister, Rachel Griffin of Greenwood, S.C., five grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and five great, great grandchildren.

In honor of her wishes there will be no service.

Online condolences may be made at http://www.powellfuneralscom.

The family is being served by Powell Funeral Home.

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