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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.





Two tournaments coming to Complex / July 18, 2013
The Virginia Dixie Junior Boys state baseball tournament is coming to the Day Complex this weekend.

There are three teams involved - Franklin County, Carroll County and Halifax County.

Franklin County meets Carroll County in the tournament opener at 6 p.m. Friday.

Host Halifax County squares off against Carroll County at 1 p.m. in game two. Halifax County meets Franklin County in the third game Sunday at 2 p.m.

Game four will be held Monday, at 5 p.m. Game five, if necessary, will immediately follow.

The winner of the state moves on to World Series play in Columbus, Ga., Aug. 3-7.

Also this weekend, the Virginia Dixie Boys 14-year-old state tournament will be played at the Day Complex.

Buckingham and Goochland will be the East representatives, while Pulaski and Galax will represent the West.

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