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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.





Martin Thomas Mobile / January 15, 2013
Martin Thomas "Marty" Mobile, age 62, of Drakes Branch, died Jan. 9, 2013. Marty was the owner/broker of Martin Forestry and Realty in Chase City, and a member of St. John's Episcopal Church.

Surviving are his fiancee', Lora DuBois, his brother, Alex Mobile, of Long Beach Calif., and sister, Regina Mobile of California.

A Celebration of Life service will be held Monday, Jan. 21, at 11 a.m. at Wood Funeral Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Chase City Vol. Fire Dept. PO Box 595, or Chase City Vol. Rescue Squad, PO Box 81, Chase City, VA 23924.

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