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.
The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority is in the process of regrouping, and since November has had only one official staff member–—interim executive director Mike Davidson.
The board of directors of the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC) has selected Brian S. Mosier, 53, as the association’s next president and CEO, effective April 1.
The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority’s board of directors in a Friday morning meeting voted to execute a sale agreement for a parcel of land on Fan Park Drive in a small industrial park in South Boston.
The 50,000-square-foot building at 1030 Confroy Drive visible to motorists traveling down Philpott Road was built for the purpose of attracting new industry to Halifax County.
Five electric cooperatives in Virginia and Maryland have announced the creation of an innovative association of broadband cooperatives to help bring world-class internet service to underserved rural areas.
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.
The Southern Virginia Regional Alliance (SVRA) and Virginia’s Growth Alliance (VGA) joined forces with the chambers of commerce and economic development organizations and launched the Bridge to Recovery program to support the GO Virginia Region 3 service area. The program provides support t…
Two Centerville banks, Wells Fargo and Carter Bank & Trust, both located on Halifax Road in South Boston had signs posted Monday saying they are temporarily closed.
A community member, Dr. Brenda Waller, queried the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority about her offer to purchase the former Daystrom building at the board’s Friday morning meeting in the IDA boardroom.
Halifax County is doing what it can to salvage portions of a broadband project that has been challenged by CenturyLink.
Halifax County Tourism has received $20,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) Recovery Marketing Leverage Program.
Last month, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center held a virtual ribbon cutting to formally launch ProductWorks — Virginia’s only single source location for product design and development services. Formerly known as the SVHEC R&D Center for Advanced Manufacturing & Energy Eff…
Microsoft TechSpark will have a new headquarters in the new year — in a newly constructed, state-of-the-art building in downtown South Boston.
The Christmas shopping season has officially begun, and small businesses in Halifax and South Boston are busy preparing for shoppers on “Small Business Saturday.”
EMPOWER Broadband, a subsidiary of Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative (MEC), is working with Halifax County deploy an additional 23 miles of fiber optic cable making broadband service available to more than 550 rural accounts using CARES Act funding.
The Here’s Halifax! Beautification Working Group has begun a historic photo display program in storefront windows.
The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority is discussing a new prospect for the recently constructed shell building at the entrance of Southern Virginia Technology Park.
This year marks the tenth anniversary of Small Business Saturday. American Express created the holiday in 2010 while the country was experiencing the effects of the Great Recession.
On Tuesday, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center held a virtual ribbon cutting to formally launch ProductWorks — Virginia’s only single source location for product design and development services.
The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority board of directors made the decision to hire a part-time, interim executive director in a Friday morning meeting.
Residents at Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston now have a little more space. The community, located at 435 Hamilton Blvd., has just completed a $2.5 million expansion which includes 10 new one bedroom suites with kitchenettes for residents.
There’s a new business in South Boston – South Boston Self Storage – and business investor/owner John Cannon says it is a unique facility “next to none” in Halifax County.
The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research is the first in Virginia to enter a regional partnership with Raleigh, North Carolina-based nonprofit District C, bringing a work-based learning model to Southern Virginia and surrounding localities.
Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative has been awarded a $1.5 million ReConnect grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to provide broadband to parts of northern Halifax County and Brunswick County.
The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center is inviting the public to a virtual ribbon cutting to celebrate the re-launch of the R&D Center for Advanced Manufacturing & Energy Efficiency as ProductWorks.
Carter Bank & Trust recently announced the appointment of three new members to its board of directors: Kevin Bloomfield of Bloomfield Partners, Robert Bolton of Iron Bay Capital and Elizabeth Lester Walsh of Becker Professional Education.
After firing the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority’s executive director, Brian Brown, in a Thursday afternoon meeting, the Halifax IDA’s board of directors met in closed session Monday morning to discuss the IDA’s future.
On Oct. 13, Danville Community College, in conjunction with the Virginia Talent Accelerator Program and the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, signed a collaboration agreement with Morgan Olson in an effort to provide training and talent to the walk-in van and work truck manufacturer.
The Halifax Industrial Development Authority’s executive director Brian Brown was fired in a special called IDA board meeting Thursday afternoon in the IDA boardroom.
Growing hemp has been a learning experience for Halifax County farmers now in their second harvest season.
The need for additional funding for capital improvement projects was a topic of discussion when the Halifax Industrial Development Authority met with the Halifax County Board of Supervisors on Friday morning in the IDA boardroom.
The fate of the former Daystrom building was a topic of discussion at a Friday morning joint meeting of the Halifax Industrial Development Authority and the Halifax County Board of Supervisors.