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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

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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.





Jayvees jump on Eagles, hold on for win / February 04, 2013
Halifax County High School used a 7-0 run that started at the end of the third quarter and lasted into the final stanza en route to a 49-43 Western Valley District boys’ junior varsity basketball victory over Franklin County at Samuel M. Hawkins-Central Gymnasium.

With the win, the Comets avenge an earlier-season loss to the Eagles, who dropped their fourth straight game.

Halifax ends its 2012-13 season with the triumph.

The score was even at 32 until the Comets began their game-deciding run. Each team netted 15 points in the fourth quarter.

FCHS led 13-5 after the first quarter.

Halifax took the second stanza 14-6 to produce a 19-19 stalemate at intermission.

The Comets converted 14 field goals, five of which were 3-pointers, and 16 of 29 from the free-throw line.

Jarvis Owens led Halifax with 12 points and Will Miller tallied 10.

Also scoring were Justin Penick with nine points, Kion Tucker with seven, Quentin Jones with six, Nick Jones and Kory Lemon each with two and Jalen Beck with one.

Owens and Miller each swished two 3-pointers and Penick hit one.

FCHS made 11 field goals, three of which were 3-pointers, and was 18 of 25 from the free-throw line.

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