The Halifax County Tourism Board announced Monday morning LaTonya Sadler Hamilton has been hired as Halifax County’s new tourism director and will start Wednesday.  

Last month, the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) board discussed plans for a job fair and ways to attract new businesses in a time of economic prosperity and growth.

Brittany and Garland Comer, operations manager and president of Lazy C Farms, Inc. in Vernon Hill recently completed the Executive Farm Management (EFM) program.

With Passover and Easter coming up, it’s time to think about holiday meals featuring Virginia-produced eggs.

Last week, the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development’s (DHCD) gave Halifax County projects the green light for EMPOWER broadband to proceed with field engineering and permitting in its attempts to provide ultra-high-speed internet service to rural citizens in unserved and …

Surveying the food options at the buffet at Spainhour’s restaurant is like checking out the dishes of freshly prepared food in grandma’s kitchen before tucking into Sunday dinner, but with a slight twist.

The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center is one of 16 schools Dominion Energy has added to its Solar for Students Program, giving students across Virginia and the Carolinas a hands-on experience with solar energy.

Students at Halifax County High School who seek a career in welding have a unique opportunity to learn and perfect those skills in the welding classes offered in the Career and Technical Education Department, according to Debra Woltz, career and technical education coordinator.

Residents living in and around the South Boston can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.

The Sleep Lab at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).

The Career Tech Academy (CTA) at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) is getting a boost thanks to a grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation.

The Career Tech Academy (CTA) at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) has been chosen by Dominion Energy and the National Energy Education Development Project (NEED) to receive the Solar for Students Award. This award is available to Virginia schools and STEM-related educati…

Halifax County High School had its annual career and technical education (CTE) showcase on Feb. 4 in the school lobby. An estimated 1,500 students viewed the CTE instructors’ offerings at the showcase. The showcase was part of a celebration of CTE month, which is the month of February. Halif…

Attention all small business owners, freelancers, entrepreneurs, remote workers, craftspeople and creatives. Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation (MBC), in partnership with Longwood University, is calling for community input on proposed innovative office space in Southern Virginia.

Two conditional use permits were issued when Halifax County Board of Supervisors met Monday evening for their monthly meeting in Halifax.

On Sunday, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital and its associated medical practices implemented a new digital platform for health care delivery that includes an integrated electronic medical record, patient portal, mobile phone app and registration and billing features. This system, referred t…

When a group of architecture students at Virginia Tech needed a partner to bring a design to life they turned to the R&D Center for Advanced Manufacturing & Energy Efficiency (CAMEE). R&D CAMEE is an initiative of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) in South Boston.

Benchmark Bankshares Inc., the Kenbridge-based hold­ing company for Benchmark Community Bank, announced unaudited results for 2019.

Michael “Mike” H. McDowell, owner of Locust Level Farm in Vernon Hill, was named Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year in October. He received his grand prize for the national award at his farm on Tuesday morning — the use of a Massey Ferguson 5711 for one year. The tra…

RICHMOND — As people drink less dairy milk and some turn to plant-based alternatives such as oat, soy and almond milk, dairy farmers say they’re struggling. That’s why Virginia is the latest state to advance legislation restricting the use of the word milk for marketing purposes.

Halifax County has received a $710,514 grant in conjunction with Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative and Empower Broadband to fund high-speed broadband expansion to several areas in the county.

Kenneth C. Martin, Halifax residency administrator, was recently named assistant district administrator for maintenance for the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Lynchburg District.

A South Boston native has been hired to fill a leadership role at the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority (IDA).