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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.





Girls find tournament success / January 02, 2014
The Halifax County High School girls’ varsity hoops squad has a bolt of confidence after rolling to the championship of the Holiday Classic.

The Comets are back to .500, with a 5-5 mark.

Halifax County showed good scoring balance, with three double figure scorers in the win over Gretna. Lakia Martin had 10, Alexia Tucker had 13 and Brittany Boxley had 15.

HCHS had two double figure scorers in the championship classic win over Person, with Tucker scoring 13 and Boxley, ten.

Tucker had 26 points in the two nights, while Boxley had 25 points.

HCHS had double figure scoring in three of eight quarters in the Classic, including 20 in the second period of the opening night win against Gretna.

The Comet defense proved to be effective against Gretna. The Lady Hawks had only one second half field goal in the Friday night loss.

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