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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.

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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.





Halifax woman charged with assaulting South Boston police officers / August 12, 2013
A 21-year-old Halifax woman, Jessica R. Pannell, was arrested Saturday and charged with two felony counts of assault against South Boston police officers.

The charges were filed by South Boston Police Officer T.W. Bush after Pannell allegedly assaulted him and South Boston Police Cpl. M. W. Bowen. The incident took place on Aug. 10.

In other reports from Saturday, Officer J. J. George arrested 18-year-old Da’Nesha J. Tyler of South Boston and charged him with disorderly conduct.

Officer F. A. Powell arrested 25-year-old Dexter L. Tucker of Chase City on a charge of being drunk in public.

Officer T.W. Bush also charged David D. Britton, 22, of Lynchburg with possession of marijuana and with driving on a suspended license, third offense.

Officer T. N. Bratton arrested Tamecia D. Clark of South Boston on Thursday, Aug. 8 and charged her with shoplifting from The Shoe Department on July 26.

Cpl. Bowen arrested Joshua J. Satterfield, 25, of Virgilina on Saturday, Aug. 10 and charged him with being drunk in public on July 27.

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