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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.





Season ends for HCHS girls soccer

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Comet keeper Sabrina Amos makes a sto during Tuesday’s game against GW in Danville. The varsity girls soccer team’s season ended with the 2-0 loss. (David Conner II photo) / May 23, 2013
The season has ended for the Halifax County High School varsity girls soccer team.

Halifax County lost the Western Valley District tournament consolation match Tuesday at GW-Danville, 2-0.

The Comets did have a winning season, finishing 9-8-1.

Halifax did not play especially well in the first half, according to coach Sid Young. GW led 2-0 at the half.

The opportunities were there for the Comets in the second half. HCHS was unable to convert.

Halifax County had 26 shots on goal overall, but could not break into the scoring column.

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