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.
Sheetz in South Boston will start a new Kidz Meal Bagz program Thursday as part of a cooperative initiative to provide free food to help children and families in need as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Despite challenges, experts see a path forward to enhance agricultural trade for the U.S.; and Virginia’s farmers have a stake in the health of that global commerce stream.
The Goodwill Store in South Boston is closing as of 6 p.m. Tuesday following a decision to close all Goodwill stores that are part of the Goodwill Industries of the Valleys.
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.
Only a small amount of dirt was unearthed Friday morning at a groundbreaking ceremony at the Southern Virginia Technology Park, but it was the beginning of something big for Halifax County.
Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative’s (MEC) Safety and Security Coordinator, Matt Shaw, has completed an intensive electric utility safety and loss control accreditation program.
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.
Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced the results of a Virginia Tech report that found Virginia State Parks stimulated more than $286.2 million in visitor spending in 2019.
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.