Kristy Johnson has hit the ground running as the new executive director of the Halifax Industrial Development Authority since starting Wednesday, and updated the IDA board Friday morning on the Southern Virginia Advanced Manufacturing Center and other plans for the next month.
In its second annual clean energy filing with the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC), Dominion Energy Virginia has proposed the largest group yet of new solar and energy storage projects in Virginia including one in Halifax County for the benefit of its customers.
Halifax County’s workforce decreased by 389 individuals from June to July, contributing to a decrease in the local unemployment rate, according to recent data released by the Virginia Employment Commission.
Virginia gas prices have fallen 0.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.97 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 4,081 stations in Virginia.
Tyson Foods will invest $300 million to establish a manufacturing facility in Cane Creek Centre, an industrial park jointly owned by the city of Danville and Pittsylvania County.
Executive director of The Prizery, Claude Giroux, announced the hiring of Hannah Larkin Holbrook as the organization’s event manager in a Thursday press release.
SOVA Innovation Hub, Microsoft and gener8tor announce gener8tor Upskilling Southern Virginia’s next free fully virtual training program to help Southern Virginia residents get critical digital skills for in-demand jobs.
Your opportunity lives here. It’s not just a tagline for Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC), it’s a commitment. The SVHEC remains unwavering in its mission to help people in southern Virginia transform their lives by providing access to a wide variety of educational opportunit…
Platinum sponsors of the Virginia Cantaloupe Festival invite residents to attend the biggest party of the summer from 5 to 10 p.m. Aug. 27 at Berry Hill Resort and Conference Center.
The Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation (SVHEF) Board of Directors has elected new officers for 2021-22, including Monica Edmonds, who will assume the role of chairman and will be the first female to serve as chairman of the SVHEF board of directors.
Angela Townes-Yancey is a familiar face to many living or working in Halifax County, and now, she’s the new director of operations for the Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation.
The South Boston branch of Farm Credit of the Virginias, a customer-owned financial cooperative with a 100-year legacy of support for rural communities and agriculture, paid almost $1 million in cash to their customer-owners this year in the form of a patronage dividend.
Benchmark Bankshares, the Kenbridge-based holding company for Benchmark Community Bank, recently announced the declaration of a semi-annual dividend of $0.33 per share to holders of common stock of the company.
Halifax County and South Boston business owners with skill game machines say having the machines has boosted their business and they are not pleased with having to remove them.
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.