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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.




Health and Wellness

Healthy Living Expo rescheduled for April 26

HRH Christmas Extravaganza Dec. 19

Mammography best method to detect breast cancer

South Boston News
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Scheduling a simple screening mammogram is a good way for women to play an active role in their own health. With Halifax Regional’s digital mammography machine are mammography technicians, from left, Amy Powell, Judy Ivey and Angela Moser. For more information on breast cancer and screening mammography visit the health library at
Women, take note. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and a perfect opportunity to do something nice for you. If you are over 40 and have never had a screening mammogram, make yourself a promise that this time, you will really do it. Mammography screening is the best available method to detect breast cancer early.

Arc meeting Tuesday at HRH

The community is invited to the Oct. 1 meeting of the Arc of Southern Virginia, Halifax County Sub Chapter, at 6:30 p.m. in the Leggett Auditorium at Halifax Regional Hospital.

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