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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.





Lisa Christine Gamble, Jeffrey David Francisco plan October wedding

Lisa Christine Gamble and Jeffrey David Francisco / September 23, 2009
Mr. and Mrs. David H. Gamble of Williamsburg are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Christine to Jeffrey David Francisco, the son of Mr. and Mrs. David R. Francisco of Hunting Creek. Jeffrey is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. George M. Francisco of Nathalie and Mrs. Bessie M. Lacks of Clover.

Miss Gamble is an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for the County of Halifax. She is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and Indiana University School of Law. Francisco is employed as a procurement forester. He is a graduate of Halifax County High School and Virginia Tech. An October wedding is planned.

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