The Halifax County Service Authority Leigh Street Filtration Plant has been presented the highest performance award by the Virginia Department of Health for Operational Excellence in Clarification, Filtration and Filter Backwash.

Halifax County Industrial Development Authority executive director Kristy Johnson gave an update on the organization’s activities and finances from the past year at a Friday board meeting.

Destination Downtown South Boston has been designated as an Accredited Main Street America program for meeting rigorous performance standards. 

Golden Piedmont Labs was awarded the CBD & Hemp Wholesaler of the Year for 2022 during a two-day event at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

In the organization’s latest push to foster business-led economic development in the commonwealth, GO Virginia Region 3 showcased successful collaborations among partners and grantees in Southern Virginia at the annual all-hands meeting held May 5 at The Prizery in South Boston.

Gray skies and intermittent precipitation did not dampen the can-do spirit of the more than 160 lineworkers excited by the return of the Gaff-n-Go Lineworker Rodeo held May 13-14 at Meadow Event Park in Doswell.

With his most recent round of new appointments, Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced that James Patrick Guy II, Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative’s general counsel and vice president of administration, has been tapped to serve on the Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board.

Halifax Industrial Development Authority approved plans at a Friday morning meeting to refurbish and lease part of the former Daystrom furniture building to Hitachi Energy. The IDA also approved a $2.3 million budget for the next fiscal year.

The Halifax County Planning Commission on Tuesday recommended approval of a conditional use permit for Chris Hudson and Brad Miller to operate 4 Meats Processing at 1191 Sinai Road in South Boston.

Last week, Sentara Healthcare marked National Nurses Week (May 6-12) and National Hospital Week (May 8-14) with an employee recognition event themed after one of the not-for-profit health system’s core commitments — Always Keep You Safe.

Sentara Healthcare on Friday announced the impending launch of a new, innovative model of care focusing on uninsured and Medicaid populations in under-resourced communities across Virginia and northeastern North Carolina.

ALTIVISTA — Jacob Davis, a HVAC apprentice technician with Elliott Electric, took the stage April 26 during the 2022 graduation ceremony to share his two-year journey at Virginia Technical Institute, his gold medal achievements with SkillsUSA and the changes he’s discovered along the way.

Following a slow decline, fuel prices increasing; diesel costs also skyrocketing, leading to likely "ripple across the economy," expert says.

Hitachi Energy, formerly known as ABB, hosted a flag raising ceremony on April 20 where they added the Halifax County Flag to their display of U.S. and Virginia flags in front of the building. Local leaders were invited to hoist the flag a portion at a time until it reached the top. The even…

Farm Credit of the Virginias, a cooperative lending institution serving Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland, announced it would return $45 million to its’ customer-owners in April through its patronage dividend program.

Rogers Heating & Cooling has been awarded the Extraordinary Outlook award by the Service Nation Alliance, a contractor best practices group.

Hitachi Energy South Boston recently continued to strengthen its partnership with the Southern VA Higher Education Center (SVHEC) with the donation of a control panel to SVHEC’s Workforce Development division.

With the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority working on its strategic planning initiative, they received an update on the county’s strategic plan from Dr. Betty Adams, executive director of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center, and Mitzi McCormick, president and CEO of t…

At its recent meeting, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s Board of Trustees recognized outgoing board member John Lee.

As the average price of a gallon of gasoline dips below $4 in Halifax County — after soaring to record heights in March — experts predict the road ahead will be a see-saw battle with short-lived declines followed by equally brief rebounds.

Outside of the college basketball sphere, there’s another kind of March madness happening at the gas pumps.

The Halifax Industrial Development Authority’s board of directors has a new chairman – Rick Harrell. The board elected Harrell, who previously held the role of secretary/treasurer, in its Friday morning meeting.