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Welcome to Alton International Airport

The airstrip in the countryside of southwestern Halifax County offers rapid access for Duke Life Flight.

Clover Fall Festival moved to Oct. 24

Firefighters set new date with ominous forecast for weekend


Comets fall to Magna Vista

Halifax, now 2-4, had one highlight. James Smith Jr. sliced through an open seam in kickoff coverage and sprinted 85 yards for the Comets' lone score.





Talbotts celebrate 60th anniversary Thursday

South Boston News
Edward and Barbara Talbott / April 17, 2014
Edward and Barbara Talbott, of Cluster Springs, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, April 17.

They are the parents of Bunny (Phil) Propst, Donna (Michael) Hudson, Sandy (Marshall) Slayton and Darrin (Dianne) Talbott. They also are the proud grandparents of eleven and the great-grandparents of two.

Born and raised in Halifax County, the Talbotts have made their home in Cluster Springs for all 60 years. Ed’s Honda is their family business, now being run by their son.

Bowling and softball, as well as raising their children and grandchildren has occupied most of their leisure time. Edward is a deacon at Black Walnut Baptist Church, which they both attend regularly.

The couple will be at home Saturday enjoying an open house celebration hosted by their children and everyone is welcome to drop by between 1-3 p.m. to share a hug and a few stories.

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