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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.





After rainouts, Baron teams look to get back on postseason track / May 22, 2013
Bluestone spring sports teams face a busy postseason schedule this week.

Rain forced postponement of several events Monday. The Barons were scheduled, weather and playing field conditions permitting, to resume Tuesday.

Here’s the playoff slate:

Bluestone baseball, ranked fifth in the James River District, was set to travel to #4 Buckingham on Tuesday afternoon for the quarterfinal game of the JRD tournament at 5:00 p.m.

Bluestone softball was set to host host Amelia yesterday at 5:30 p.m. in the quarterfinal game of the JRD tournament. The Tuesday game was a make-up from Monday’s rainout.

Bluestone girls soccer was set to host Nottoway at 6:00 p.m. in the quarterfinal match of the JRD tournament Tuesday.

Bluestone boys soccer was set to host Nottoway following the girls match at approximately 7:30 p.m.

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