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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.





Elizabeth Denise Oliver McGee / February 06, 2013
Elizabeth Denise Oliver McGee, 52, daughter of Lewis Carrel Oliver Sr. and Frances Corneila Brookman Oliver, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 at her home.

Liz was a graduate of Meadowbrook High School with the class of 1978 and had worked in administration for the school board.

Liz is survived be her father Lewis C. Oliver Sr. of Clarksville and brothers, Lewis C. Oliver Jr. of Clarksville and Eddy Hester of Mechanicsville.

A funeral was held Thursday, in the chapel at Watkins Cooper Lyon with the Rev. Jane Lyon officiating. Interment was in Oakhurst Cemetery.

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