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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.





Leo Rosser (Ross) Garrett Jr. / February 07, 2013
Leo Rosser (Ross) Garrett Jr. passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at Virginia Baptist Hospital, Lynchburg.

He was born on March 25, 1952 in Charlotte County. Ross was the son of Leo Rosser Garrett,Sr. and Harriet Purcell Garrett.

He is survived by his mother, his wife, Kathy Clements Garrett, and two children, Leslie McPhail Garrett and Kevin Rosser Garrett, both of the home. He is also survived by a stepdaughter, Mary Catherine Dallas Hodges and a step-granddaughter, one brother, Lee Vernon Garrett and his wife Sandy, along with their family of Indianapolis, Indiana. Ross was predeceased in death by his father, Leo Garrett Sr.

A graveside service was held Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery, Charlotte Court House.

The family received friends at Charlotte Court House United Methodist Church following the service.

The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home, Keysville was in charge of arrangements.

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