Long & Foster Real Estate recently honored several sales associates from the South Boston office located in South Boston.

The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority announced Thursday it has selected a consulting firm, Jorgensen Consulting of Greensboro, North Carolina, to conduct a search for the organization’s new executive director

Danville Community College began registration for summer and fall classes last week and has announced that the DCC campus will be fully reopened to all students on the first day of fall semester on Aug. 23.

The two farmers’ markets in Halifax County, now deemed “essential,” are continuing to expand their offerings with community support. They are gearing up for their 2021 seasons jam-packed with fun-filled events.

At the heart of Southside Disposal, a locally owned and operated garbage collection service that operates throughout Halifax County, is the 15-year-old son of Shane and April Foushee, Cole.

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday that Virginia’s unemployment rate fell to 5.2% in February, which is 2.7 percentage points above the rate from one year ago.

Halifax County and EMPOWER Broadband are set to receive $65,776 of $20.1 million in Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI) grants to improve broadband infrastructure in 17 localities as announced Thursday afternoon by Governor Ralph Northam.

A new grant award announced Tuesday would lay the foundation for a long-term economic recovery from the pandemic’s effects by focusing on entrepreneurship training, youth entrepreneurship and increasing access to capital.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued its final rule on domestic hemp production, introducing several improvements to reduce the regulatory burden on farmers.

Oil prices pumped higher last week after OPEC extended production cuts for another month, perhaps paving the way for more gas price hikes and a national $3 per gallon price in about a month.

Anthony Putorek, a representative of the Microsoft Global Workforce Development team, and the Microsoft datacenter management staff in Boydton, organized several donations of supplies and equipment to the IT Academy at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (ITA@SVHEC) over the past s…

In a short while, gardeners will be looking at bud swell on fruit trees, favorite perennials popping up and the garden fever will hit.

The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s IT Academy is now offering a new introductory course, CompTIA IT Fundamentals+. The eight-week course is designed for individuals with little to no experience in IT. 

The focus of career and technical education (CTE) for Virginia high school students is to provide pathways to explore career interests in current or emerging professions, which may include high-skill, high-wage or in-demand industry sectors.

Houston Wallace, store manager of the Food Lion located at 1020 Bill Tuck Highway in South Boston has been chosen among more than 1,000 other Food Lion store managers to be named one of five Food Lion Divisional Store Managers of the Year.

On Jan. 26, Southside Virginia Community College, in partnership with Presto Products, held a socially distanced event celebrating seven Presto apprentices who received a career studies certificate for completing the Presto Electrical Apprenticeship program.

Gov. Ralph Northam on Jan. 15 announced that Laminate Technologies Inc. (LamTech), one of the largest privately held custom laminators in the United States, will invest $4 million to expand its manufacturing facility at 775 Industrial Park Drive in Henry County.

Long & Foster Real Estate is proud to announce that Jeff Francisco, a sales agent with the South Boston office, has received the Realtor of the Year award from the Southern Piedmont Land and Lakes Association of Realtors.