The town of South Boston and Destination Downtown South Boston have partnered to form a $250,000 loan pool to support small business needs.

For the 14th consecutive year, Benchmark Community Bank has been named one of the nation’s Top 200 Community Banks.

In order to show appreciation and gratefulness, the Halifax Board of Supervisors has granted six additional

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Southern Virginia GO Region 3 Executive Committee will meet virtually by Zoom on Wednesday at 10 a.m. The meeting is open to the public.

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.

With Passover and Easter coming up, it’s time to think about holiday meals featuring Virginia-produced eggs.

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.

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.

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.