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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.





William O. Gaines / September 19, 2013

William O. Gaines of South Boston passed away peacefully at The Woodview on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. He was a long time resident of the Banister Home in Halifax before moving to The Woodview. Mr. Gaines was born on Nov. 13, 1916 and was 96 at the time of his death.

Mr. Gaines had no known survivors, except he left behind his devoted personal representative Estelle Jones.

A memorial service will be held at Dunn & Sons Funeral Home on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 11 a.m. Any known relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Services are by Dunn & Sons Funeral Service.

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