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…

In September 2020, the town of South Boston received $500,000 from the Department of Housing and Community Development to administer the Halifax County Small Business Recovery Assistance Fund.

Babbs Engineering Consultants, LLC, in conjunction with the Art in Life Foundation, is hosting a series of community meetings that are open to the public to provide information on the Reflective Gateway development project. The project site is located just off Henry Brandon Road in Alton.

Gov. Ralph Northam on Thursday announced that Walraven, Inc., a global installation company, will invest $7.15 million to relocate its U.S. headquarters and manufacturing operation from Cadillac, Michigan, to Danville-Pittsylvania County.

Virginia gas prices have fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.94 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 4,081 stations in Virginia.

Tom Shepherd, owner of the Peddler’s Market of Virginia in the town of Halifax, invites his customers to browse the store’s offerings at their leisure during the 15th anniversary sale, running through June 5.

On Monday, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation was awarded an $180,000 grant from Sentara Healthcare as part of their Sentara Cares program.

AAA expects a significant rebound in travel this summer, as evidenced by the results of an exclusive survey of Virginians that reveals 62% of respondents are considering or planning to take a trip this summer, and AAA Travel is already seeing an increase in bookings that reflects the renewed…

Danville Community College welcomed Muriel B. Mickles this week as she begins serving as the interim president for the College.

The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) and Old Dominion University (ODU) are inviting high school students and their parent or guardian to a virtual Q&A session focused on careers in technology.

Benchmark Bankshares, the Kenbridge-based hold­ing company for Benchmark Community Bank, announced unaudited results for the first quarter of 2021.

Peggy Lee, a member of the Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative board of directors, recently earned and was awarded the Board Leadership Certificate (BLC) from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).

Virginia gas prices have fallen 0.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.72 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 4,081 stations in Virginia.

Financial services firm Edward Jones ranks highest in investor satisfaction with full-service brokerage firms, according to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Full-Service Investor Satisfaction Study, the firm announced.

Cardinal Education, previously known as the Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program, has selected the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) to manage and coordinate its centralized student support and enrollment services.

Halifax County, along with counties of Amelia, Buckingham, Cumberland, Patrick and Prince Edward recently received $449,000 in grant funding as announced by Gov. Ralph Northam.

The Buy Fresh, Buy Local program, sponsored by Virginia Tech’s Cooperative Extension Service, has been in existence since 2006 and seeks to bring together farmers, food businesses, organizations, state agencies and stakeholders across the state to work together to market local food.

Winter was dominated in February by ice storms that left more than 75,000 Southside Virginians without electricity, some for as much as two weeks.

Long & Foster Real Estate recently honored several sales associates from the South Boston office located in South Boston.

The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority announced Thursday it has selected a consulting firm, Jorgensen Consulting of Greensboro, North Carolina, to conduct a search for the organization’s new executive director

Danville Community College began registration for summer and fall classes last week and has announced that the DCC campus will be fully reopened to all students on the first day of fall semester on Aug. 23.

The two farmers’ markets in Halifax County, now deemed “essential,” are continuing to expand their offerings with community support. They are gearing up for their 2021 seasons jam-packed with fun-filled events.