Kristy Johnson has hit the ground running as the new executive director of the Halifax Industrial Development Authority since starting Wednesday, and updated the IDA board Friday morning on the Southern Virginia Advanced Manufacturing Center and other plans for the next month.
In its second annual clean energy filing with the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC), Dominion Energy Virginia has proposed the largest group yet of new solar and energy storage projects in Virginia including one in Halifax County for the benefit of its customers.
Halifax County’s workforce decreased by 389 individuals from June to July, contributing to a decrease in the local unemployment rate, according to recent data released by the Virginia Employment Commission.
Virginia gas prices have fallen 0.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.97 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 4,081 stations in Virginia.
Tyson Foods will invest $300 million to establish a manufacturing facility in Cane Creek Centre, an industrial park jointly owned by the city of Danville and Pittsylvania County.
Executive director of The Prizery, Claude Giroux, announced the hiring of Hannah Larkin Holbrook as the organization’s event manager in a Thursday press release.
SOVA Innovation Hub, Microsoft and gener8tor announce gener8tor Upskilling Southern Virginia’s next free fully virtual training program to help Southern Virginia residents get critical digital skills for in-demand jobs.
Your opportunity lives here. It’s not just a tagline for Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC), it’s a commitment. The SVHEC remains unwavering in its mission to help people in southern Virginia transform their lives by providing access to a wide variety of educational opportunit…
Platinum sponsors of the Virginia Cantaloupe Festival invite residents to attend the biggest party of the summer from 5 to 10 p.m. Aug. 27 at Berry Hill Resort and Conference Center.
The Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation (SVHEF) Board of Directors has elected new officers for 2021-22, including Monica Edmonds, who will assume the role of chairman and will be the first female to serve as chairman of the SVHEF board of directors.
Angela Townes-Yancey is a familiar face to many living or working in Halifax County, and now, she’s the new director of operations for the Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation.
The South Boston branch of Farm Credit of the Virginias, a customer-owned financial cooperative with a 100-year legacy of support for rural communities and agriculture, paid almost $1 million in cash to their customer-owners this year in the form of a patronage dividend.
Benchmark Bankshares, the Kenbridge-based holding company for Benchmark Community Bank, recently announced the declaration of a semi-annual dividend of $0.33 per share to holders of common stock of the company.
Benchmark Bankshares, Inc., the holding company for Benchmark Community Bank, has been named to American Banker magazine’s list of Top 200 Community Banks for the 15th consecutive year.
Halifax County and South Boston business owners with skill game machines say having the machines has boosted their business and they are not pleased with having to remove them.
The COVID-19 pandemic revealed the depth and breadth of the digital divide. Now, local organizations are mobilizing higher education students to bridge the gap in Southern Virginia – but they need the community’s help to target their efforts.
Clark’s Farmers Market, a place to sell produce and other items as well as the possible future home of a Fun Zone Park to include items such as hay rides and a maze could be coming to the Clover area.
Halifax County hemp farmers, for the most part, are scaling back this season. They say a lack of certainty in seeing the profits of their labor in a timely manner is making them cautious this planting season.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced last week a new $3 million investment to pilot the Return to Earn Grant Program, which will match payments from eligible small businesses to provide new hires with up to $1,000 to support their transition back into the workforce.
Plans to expand the facilities at the Agriculture Marketing Center in Scottsburg took another step Monday evening when Halifax County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution authorizing and accepting grant funding of $98,986 from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Developme…
Even though two supervisors didn’t agree, the county plans to enter into a five-year loan agreement with the Industrial Development Authority in its efforts to upfit the Daystrom building on Greens Folly Road.