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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.





Baron jayvees turn back Chargers / January 09, 2013
The Bluestone jayvee boys thumped Central of Lunenburg 50-32 in basketball action Friday night in Victoria.

After a slow start for both teams in the first quarter — which Bluestone led at the close, 11-7 — the Junior Barons picked up the pace in the second quarter. Six players scored in the frame to produce a 15-point quarter, giving Bluestone a 26-14 lead at halftime.

Central of Lunenburg struggled on offense all night, while Bluestone kept up the pressure in the second half. The Barons had 10 points in the third quarter and 14 in the fourth, while Central’s best frame was the fourth period, with 1 1 points.

Jonte Roberts led the Bluestone offense with 14 points and Fuquan Hayes had 12.

Kashawn Hilliard added seven poins and

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