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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.





Three Lady Comets earn WVD honors / February 18, 2013
Three members of the Halifax County High School girls varsity basketball team earned all-Western Valley district honors, gaining either second team or honorable mention recognition.

Junior Alexia Tucker was a second team all-WVD pick, the lone HCHS player to be so recognized. Two more Comets earned honorable mention recognition: junior Janiyah Logan and sophomore Brittani Boxley.

Franklin County coach Anne Crutchfield is the WVD coach of the year, and FCHS senior Charmaine Hairston was the player of the year.

The first team included Hairston, William Fleming seniors Ryjae Anderson and KeAshe Hayes, FCHS junior Zarkia Mattox, PH senior Jewell Parfitt; Fleming sophomore Desiree Keeling and FCHS sophomore Miranda Crockett.

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