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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.





How can we do better? / March 20, 2013
Dear Viewpoint,

There are over 9,000 hounds for adoption on in Virginia, over 400 are foxhounds. I believe there should be a mandatory spay and neuter law in Virginia. These are no kill shelters managing with donations, this does not include county shelters who collect stray unclaimed pets (unwanted/unclaimed hunting dogs), they put a bullet in their head within a few days as the cheapest form of euthanasia. Excuse the REALITY folks if it offends you!

How can we do better and where do we start? Anybody got a clue?

Debra Bertok

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