Halifax County is doing what it can to salvage portions of a broadband project that has been challenged by CenturyLink.
Halifax County Tourism has received $20,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) Recovery Marketing Leverage Program.
Last month, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center held a virtual ribbon cutting to formally launch ProductWorks — Virginia’s only single source location for product design and development services. Formerly known as the SVHEC R&D Center for Advanced Manufacturing & Energy Eff…
Microsoft TechSpark will have a new headquarters in the new year — in a newly constructed, state-of-the-art building in downtown South Boston.
The Christmas shopping season has officially begun, and small businesses in Halifax and South Boston are busy preparing for shoppers on “Small Business Saturday.”
EMPOWER Broadband, a subsidiary of Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative (MEC), is working with Halifax County deploy an additional 23 miles of fiber optic cable making broadband service available to more than 550 rural accounts using CARES Act funding.
The Here’s Halifax! Beautification Working Group has begun a historic photo display program in storefront windows.
The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority is discussing a new prospect for the recently constructed shell building at the entrance of Southern Virginia Technology Park.
This year marks the tenth anniversary of Small Business Saturday. American Express created the holiday in 2010 while the country was experiencing the effects of the Great Recession.
On Tuesday, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center held a virtual ribbon cutting to formally launch ProductWorks — Virginia’s only single source location for product design and development services.
Residents at Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston now have a little more space. The community, located at 435 Hamilton Blvd., has just completed a $2.5 million expansion which includes 10 new one bedroom suites with kitchenettes for residents.
There’s a new business in South Boston – South Boston Self Storage – and business investor/owner John Cannon says it is a unique facility “next to none” in Halifax County.
The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research is the first in Virginia to enter a regional partnership with Raleigh, North Carolina-based nonprofit District C, bringing a work-based learning model to Southern Virginia and surrounding localities.
Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative has been awarded a $1.5 million ReConnect grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to provide broadband to parts of northern Halifax County and Brunswick County.
The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center is inviting the public to a virtual ribbon cutting to celebrate the re-launch of the R&D Center for Advanced Manufacturing & Energy Efficiency as ProductWorks.
Carter Bank & Trust recently announced the appointment of three new members to its board of directors: Kevin Bloomfield of Bloomfield Partners, Robert Bolton of Iron Bay Capital and Elizabeth Lester Walsh of Becker Professional Education.
On Oct. 13, Danville Community College, in conjunction with the Virginia Talent Accelerator Program and the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, signed a collaboration agreement with Morgan Olson in an effort to provide training and talent to the walk-in van and work truck manufacturer.
The Halifax Industrial Development Authority’s executive director Brian Brown was fired in a special called IDA board meeting Thursday afternoon in the IDA boardroom.
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.
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.
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.
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.”