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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.





United Steps/Felton Brothers take Industrial title / January 30, 2013
The United Steps/Felton Brothers team has claimed the South Boston Business & Industrial league tournament title.

United Steps/Felton defeated Dollar General/Unarco, 82-64, in Sunday action. The winners got balanced scoring, as Kevin Coles had 16 points, Aaron Hill had 11, Cordaro Boyd scored 10, Shumane Terry added 16 and Donald Watson led the way with 22.

The winners went 18-for-32 at the foul line, and drained two 3s, both from Watson.

The winners led 33-29 at the half and got strong second half scoring from Boyd and Coles to roll to the title.

Dollar General/Unarco had 35 from Tyrone Barksdale and 11 from Jerail Howerton.

SVHEC downed the 40-plus Warriors to win the Combined Teams tournament title. Deshon Dabbs led the winners with 26 points, while Demetre Faulkner had 23 points. Tevin Watson had 11.

SVHEC had a 13-of-17 night at the foul line.

The 40-plus Warriors got 34 from Calvin Chaney and 13 from Matthew McCargo.

Watson was named tournament MVP. As for the regular season, Tiffany Tillerson was coach of the year, while Watson was the regular season MVP and Marcus Duncan of HRHS/Volunteers was the sportsmanship award winner. Calvin Chaney of the 40-plus Warriors won the scoring title, with an average of 25.27 ppg. The free throw winner was James Allen of AW II, who connected on 55 of 69 attempts, a 79.71 percentage.

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