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).

South Boston Town Council is considering the possibility of eliminating a peddler’s fee for food vendors and instead having them apply for a business license and collect a meals tax after vendors brought their concerns to council Monday evening.

The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center will soon begin holding information sessions for the HVAC@SVHEC program’s second year. Attending an information session is required before enrolling in the HVAC program.

Danville Community College instructor Josh Worthley earned the NIMS Inspector certification last semester, which allows the conducting of on-site student-made part inspection.

The county’s unemployment rate held steady in November remaining at 3.6% from October, according to recent data released by the Virginia Employment Commission.

Members of the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority, with board member Ryland Clark and Halifax County Administrator Scott Simpson absent, voted Friday during their regular monthly meeting to adopt a resolution adding developer incentives to the Halifax Opportunity Program that co…

Care Advantage, a provider of home health care services in the Mid-Atlantic and a BelHealth Investment Partners portfolio company, announced the acquisition of Team Nurse Inc. and its affiliated entities.

Halifax County’s capital improvements plan grew by $1 million Tuesday courtesy of Consolidated Edison Development, in part to compensate for the lack of revenue the county will garner through tax revenues from a proposed solar facility locating in the northern part of the county.

AeroFarms will establish a vertical grow operation in Danville-Pittsylvania County. The grow facility will be constructed in Cane Creek Centre industrial park which is a joint project of Danville and Pittsylvania County, Governor Ralph Northam announced Wednesday.

The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) will host the region’s first event focused specifically on meeting the needs of area hemp growers. The 2020 Hemp Grower Expo, to be held Tuesday, Jan. 28, at IALR, will allow producers to network with peers, connect with providers of he…

The Southern Virginia GO Region 3 Executive Committee will hold its monthly business meeting on Dec. 18 to conduct general business including updates from the 2019 operating committees, project pipeline review, personnel issues and a presentation from the superintendent of the Halifax County…

The “Women in Construction Council” at the Microsoft construction project located in Boydton is leading the effort of giving back to the community.  In June of this year, five women from various trades at the construction project developed the Women in Construction Council to assist other wo…

The county’s unemployment rate held steady in October remaining at 3.6 percent from September, according to recent data released by the Virginia Employment Commission.