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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.





Halifax County schools closed again; Mecklenburg County on two-hour delay / January 18, 2011
Halifax County Public School are closed again Tuesday due to weather.

Eleven- and 12-month employees adhere to Code 3.

Schools have been closed since Jan. 11 due to weather and the scheduled state Lee-Jackson holiday on Friday and the federal Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday.

Schools were originally opening two-hours late due to freezing rain and slick roads. School officials later closed schools after road conditions failed to improve.

In Mecklenburg County, due to icy conditions on secondary roads, Mecklenburg County Public Schools will operate on a 2 hour delay Tuesday, Jan. 18. Twelve month employees should report at 9:30 a.m..

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