John C. Lee Jr., president and CEO of Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative, was recognized for his leadership and guidance at the 19th annual Gaff-n-Go Rodeo, held May 19-20 at Meadow Event Park in Doswell.
The following deeds were recorded in Halifax County Circuit Court during the month of April.
A beautiful, sunny weekend greeted thousands from across the country at the 19th annual Gaff-n-Go Lineworker Rodeo, held May 19-20 at Meadow Event Park in Doswell.
IperionX, a titanium development company, is gearing up to begin its operations in the Southern Virginia Technology Park on the outskirts of South Boston.
On May 11, Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s office announced the Southside Planning District Commission and its internet partner, EMPOWER Broadband, were awarded $8.5 million to expand its fiber network and services to an additional 4,804 addresses in portions of Brunswick, Charlotte, Greensville, Hali…
Twenty-eight employers looking to fill more than 300 open positions met with job seekers Wednesday at a job fair at the Halifax County Fairgrounds.
LINCOLN, Nebraska — Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative has been named a 2023 Tree Line Utility by the Arbor Day Foundation to recognize its dedication to proper urban forest management in its service area.
On Wednesday, job seekers will have the opportunity to meet with employers representing more that 300 available jobs at the Community-Wide Job Fair.
In 2015, leaders of Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative (MEC), Southside Electric Cooperative and the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives put their heads together to come up with a solution for a growing need for well-trained lineworkers.
Farm Credit of the Virginias, a cooperative serving Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland, announced that they are now accepting applications for the second cycle of grant opportunities through their Charitable Contributions Fund.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 23% of adults in the United States provide care or assistance to an aging friend or family member.
Charles Anderson Lawn Care is celebrating 40 years of service within Halifax County and the surrounding areas.
Dominion Energy is asking the State Corporation Commission to approve plans to reduce customer bills starting this summer in response to legislation that passed during the 2023 General Assembly session.
Benchmark Bankshares, the Kenbridge-based holding company for Benchmark Community Bank, announced unaudited results for the first quarter of 2023.
A groundbreaking ceremony at the future home of Southern Gastroenterology Endoscopy Center was held on Tuesday afternoon. The center will be located at 149 Aubrey’s Loop in the J. Aubrey Houghton Business & Industrial Park in South Boston.
The Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulations’ Board for Contractors has designated the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center as an approved educational provider for heating, ventilation and air conditioning — known as HVAC.
Tina Englebright has been selected as the Lynchburg district maintenance infrastructure manager for the Virginia Department of Transportation effective April 25.
Halifax County High School students recently attended the AspHIRE: Mock Interview Day at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center in South Boston.
Farm Credit of the Virginias, a cooperative lending institution serving Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland, will return $30 million to its customers this month through their annual patronage program.
On Thursday, May 4 at 5 p.m., GO Virginia Region 3 partners, businesses, community and elected leaders, entrepreneurs and educators will gather at The Prizery in South Boston for the third annual All-Hands Meeting to foster business-led economic development in the commonwealth.
Thomas R. Elliott, CEO of Elliott Electric of South Boston and Danville, announced a partnership to establish an annual scholarship of $5,000 to the Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation.
RISE Collaborative hosted its inaugural regional Business Pitch Competition on March 28 at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center in South Boston.
The following deeds were recorded in Halifax County Circuit Court during the month of March:
After winning her 10th Virginia Green Travel award in 10 years, Pickett Craddock is setting her sights on Earth Day this Saturday.
South Boston welcomed two new businesses to downtown Tuesday. Divine Decor & More Home Furnishings Store offers furniture, mattresses and home furnishings.
Danville Community College DCC held its inaugural Workforce Viewpoint event on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Danville Golf Club.
South Boston’s first brewery, Factory Street Brewing Company, opened its doors during COVID-19, in May 2021.
NAPA Auto & Truck Parts celebrated the expansion of its South Boston with a special event that included a ribbon cutting at the store.
Local business professionals were honored at the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce’s 68th annual meeting and awards celebration held Thursday evening at The Prizery.
The Fit Club marked its two-year anniversary with a ribbon cutting on Saturday. Since the fitness center located in Hupps Mill Plaza opened during heightened COVID-19 awareness with little fanfare, the ribbon cutting marked the two-year anniversary.
The following deeds were recorded in Halifax County Circuit Court during the month of February:
Eugene Epps (second from right) recently celebrated 40 years of service with Presto.
South Boston’s new Food Lion store at 3346 Halifax Road opened its doors to customers for the first time Wednesday morning with much fanfare.
It wasn’t a threat of snow or a shortage of toilet paper that had customers lined up over the weekend at the Food Lion in Halifax Square Shopping Center.
South Boston Speedway — considered one of the economic engines of Southside Virginia — is exploring options to sell the venue, officials announced Saturday.
Robert Smith, owner and CEO of Grand Springs Water located in Alton, was honored at the 33rd annual Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting on Feb. 2 for his years of work and service to the bottled water industry.
The town of South Boston is making progress on acquiring properties in the flood-prone Riverdale area with plans to turn the area into greenspace.
Presto Products Co. has expanded its operations, adding 12 new jobs and another building to its inventory of facilities.
Officials assure community that Sentara is "committed to having an acute care hospital" in Halifax.
Dr. Betty H. Adams, executive director of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center, recently announced changes to the agency’s organizational structure to set the stage for future growth and continuous improvement.
Improvements have been made to the former Dinis Brother Pizza Restaurant, but the future of the building at 901 Wilborn Ave. is unclear.
Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative and its affiliate, EMPOWER Broadband, continue to grow in size and in the services they offers to Southside Virginia.
Springfield Distillery in Halifax captured a silver finish for its ready-to-drink canned cocktail, SCRATCH Blackberry Sour, in the 2022 RTD Masters Competition held by The Spirits Business.
Work is underway on clearing the lot beside Starbucks in South Boston for a new car wash.
Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative was recently named a 2022 Best-in-Class Employer by Gallagher for its strong efforts to continuously improve employee and organizational wellbeing.
Prices at the pump have retreated in Virginia and Halifax County in the recent week, but AAA warns it could be a short-lived celebration for the wallets.
In response to regional needs and the national shortage of CDL-licensed truck drivers, Danville Community College, in partnership with Ancora Education, is officially launching a CDL Training Program on March 6.
Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Farm Bureau and Commodity Investing by Students at Virginia Tech have partnered to develop and bring a new Grain Marketing 101 program series to Southern Virginia.
The 2023 Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Winter Expo will take place Feb. 24-26 in Halifax County at Berry Hill Resort.
Prices at the pump have jumped dramatically over the last week and more pain is possible for motorists in the future.