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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.





Herbert Leo Smiley / May 21, 2013

Herbert Leo “Tom” Smiley, age 88 of South Hill, died Saturday, May 18, 2013.

A graveside service was conducted at Monday in Oakwood Cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent to

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