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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.





Stuggles continue for Comet jayvees / January 21, 2013
The season-long struggles continued for the Halifax County High School jayvee boys’ basketball team.

The Comets lost at GW-Danville Saturday night, 69-39, in another lopsided defeat. Deshane Davis was the lone Comet in double figures with 11 points, while Kori Lennon had nine.

Jarvis Owens also had seven.

But GW, which doubled up HCHS 16-8 in the first period, got scoring contributions from 11 players and raced away from the Comets. GW owned a 40-24 lead at the half, after getting strong first half contributions from Isaiah Bethel and Khajuan Watkins.

Bethel had 16 points, including nine in the first half. Watkins scored 14, including ten in the first half.

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