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…

Virginia gas prices have risen 8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.20 a gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 4,081 stations.

Virginia gas prices have risen 8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.09 a gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 4,081 stations.

More county residents found jobs in October than in September, according to recent data released by the Virginia Employment Commission.

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…

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.

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.

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.

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.