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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.





Clinton Dirace Moorman / January 21, 2013
Clinton Dirace Moorman of Volens Road, Nathalie died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at his home at the age of 62. Born in Halifax County on July 15, 1950 to the late Stafford Moorman and Hattie Chandler Moorman, he was married to Mary Jean Lawson Moorman.

Mr. Moorman is survived by his wife of the home, two daughters, Adrella Williams and Ms. Erica Moorman, both of South Boston, three sons, Michael Lawson of Halifax, Marshall Lawson and Marvin Lawson, both of South Boston, 18 grandchildren, four great grandchildren, a sister, Geneva Coles of Charlottesville, two brothers, Howard Moorman and Theodore Moorman, both of Nathalie, six sisters-in-law, a brother-in-law, and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other relatives and devoted friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three siblings; Barbara Chambers, Jean Cousin and Glen Moorman.

A funeral was held on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. at The Crawford House Chapel in Halifax with Elder Jasper Pounds officiating.

The family received friends at the home of Anthony Lawson, 1056 Marion Trail, Halifax. Public viewing for family and friends was on Saturday, Jan. 19 at the Crawford House Chapel.

Funeral services are by Jeffress Funeral Home, 2000 N. Main Street, South Boston VA 24592,

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