Help is on the way for small businesses in Halifax County impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible business owners now have the option of applying for the Halifax County Small Business Recovery Assistance Fund.
State Sen. Frank Ruff and Delegate James Edmunds announced last week that Comcast will begin a network expansion project this year to extend broadband service to more than 775 addresses in Brookneal.
A radio ad sparked an interest in welding and now Harrison Parker makes sparks fly all across the country as a certified welder, enjoying an in-demand career with great wages.
The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority board received a 10-year projection for anticipated building upgrades and renovations at a Friday morning meeting. The IDA’s facilities director Sean Madigan gave the report.
Bringing new industries to Halifax County was the aim of the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority’s investments that led to a budget shortfall for the upcoming fiscal year.
The town of South Boston soon will boast an industrial hemp processing facility that is the first of its kind in Virginia.
The prospect of a new industry in Halifax County known by the codename “Project Select” has come to a screeching halt. The unknown company is no longer pursuing Halifax County as a site location.
The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority is facing a budget shortfall heading into the next fiscal year starting in July.
Positive energy and smiling faces greeted Stephanie Stephens, owner of Essence of Movement Dance Studio in South Boston, on Monday afternoon.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions placed by Gov. Ralph Northam on large gatherings, Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative will be holding a very abbreviated annual meeting of the membership this year.
Solar energy facilities will be allowed in certain parts of the town of South Boston for the first time ever, after receiving approval from town council at a Monday meeting.
Funds in the form of a loan have been directed to the upcoming hemp processing facility, known as Project Phoenix, to be located in the J. Aubrey Houghton Industrial Park on Hamilton Boulevard.
Despite the property being in a flood zone and on property the town has been eyeing to change into green space, South Boston Town Council on Monday night gave a prospective business owner the green light to open a car wash in a vacant building in Riverdale.
Longwood Small Business Development Center has added three specialized consultants to help small business owners meet the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ankur Brahmbhatt, owner of the South Boston Quality Inn, is always on the lookout for a new business venture. When he finds a good business investment, he puts in an all-out effort to make the business top notch.
While saying “no one could have predicted the magnitude of the economic impact of COVID-19 across the nation,” Sentara spokesperson Dale Gauding said recent pay cuts and other financial measures were necessary to preserve jobs.
Walk into The Busy Bean, a coffee shop in downtown South Boston, and one will find a “cozy atmosphere where everyone feels welcomed, at home and wants to sit and stay awhile.”
After touting recent accomplishments of Halifax County, members of the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce recognized the Business of the Year, Businessperson of the Year and Young Professional of the Year at a virtual banquet Thursday evening.
As non-essential businesses got the green light from the governor to reopen their doors on Friday, Chris’ Halifax Barbershop opened its doors at 99 S. Main St. for business for the first time.
The Staunton River Regional Industrial Facility Authority approved an agreement Friday that enables Staunton River Plastics, LLC to move forward with plans to locate a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility within the Southern Virginia Multimodal Park in Hurt.
Come Friday — if current downward trends hold — Virginians will be able to get that much needed haircut, churches may begin holding indoor services at half capacity and restaurants may offer outdoor dining with restrictions.
U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza announced Monday that agricultural businesses are now eligible for SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance programs.
Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative officials are closely monitoring evolving information on the COVID-19 pandemic from the Virginia Health Department, Centers for Disease Control and the National Safety Council, and are working in coordination with the National Rural Electric Cooperative Assoc…
The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research and LiveGrow Bio last week announced a partnership to develop microbial biostimulant and biocontrol solutions for growers and the agriculture industry.
On Friday, the Lake Country Development Corporation amended their COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program. Funds are available through an application process for a maximum of $20,000 for small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Velocity Urgent Care is conducting hassle-free and on- demand coronavirus (COVID-19) testing at all of its 14 locations including the South Boston location.
The Gazette-Virginian staffers captured three awards, bringing home two second place awards and a third place award, in the 2019 News and Advertising Contest.
On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, it was announced that Oak Grove Plantation Bed & Breakfast had won its sixth award from Virginia Green Travel for its environmental initiatives.
On Sunday, March 22, SVHEC staff received an emergency notification that the agency would be closing until further notice because of confirmed COVID-19 cases in surrounding counties.
The Halifax Industrial Development Authority heard a presentation from Draper Aden Associates at their Friday board meeting to identify whether the former Daystrom facility needs rehabilitation prior to a potential investor redeveloping.
Non-essential businesses throughout Virginia will remain closed until May 8 in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Halifax County Chamber of Commerce and Industrial Development Authority of Halifax County will be hosting a SBA Loan Navigation and Resources Webinar on Wednesday at 10 a.m. The webinar is free to any business, but registration is required. No software is necessary to participate. After …
Dr. Brenda Waller, a Lynchburg doctor and hemp farmer in the Nathalie community has been looking for a home for her medical practice as well as a life science research center.