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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.





Hazel Harris Carter / March 26, 2013
Hazel Harris Carter, 87, of Chase City, passed away on March 22, 2013.

Se was born on Jan. 11, 1926 in Mecklenburg County, to the late Lucious and Emma Harris.

She is survived by her husband Harold Carter Sr.; her son William Randolph (Randy) Carter and his wife, Carolyn of South Hill, three daughters, Bonnie Carter Kaplan and her husband, Emil of Wake Forest, N.C., Mary Etta Dickerson and her husband, Brent of Chase City, and Leslie Dianne Tyree and her husband, Charlie of Roanoke, nine grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Davis of Boydton, her special friend, Patricia Hamby; and numerous close relatives and loved ones.

She is predeceased by her son Harold Carter Jr.

A funeral will be held Wednesday, March 27, at 11 a.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Baskerville.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 26, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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