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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.





Rebecca D. Thompson / December 12, 2012
Rebecca D. Thompson, 69, of Boydton, died Dec. 6, 2012.

She was the daughter of the late Charlie and Hazel Dellinger and was preceded in death by a son, John Thompson and a brother, Charles Dellinger.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Charles Thompson of Manson, N.C., sons, Mark E. and David G. Thompson, both of Logan, W.Va., Chris M. Thompson of Louisburg, N.C.,, sister, Barbara Wade of Texas, twelve grandchildren, four great grandchildren.

Graveside services Sunday at the family cemetery.

Wood Funeral Service, is serving the family. Condolences may be expressed at

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