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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.





Demolition work set to begin in Chase City / November 20, 2013

The demolition of the old Leggett store building in Chase City will begin Wednesday at the corner of Main Street (Route 47/49) and Second Street (Route 47/49/92) in Chase City.

Traffic will be detoured for up to 10 days while work takes place, weather permitting.

East Second Street will be closed between Boyd Street and North Marshall Street in Chase City.

Drivers are encouraged to use the posted detour route during construction.

Expect delays. For the latest real-time traffic information or road conditions, call 511 or visit

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