The 2023 Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Winter Expo will take place Feb. 24-26 in Halifax County at Berry Hill Resort.
Starbucks opened its doors Tuesday morning in South Boston. It was a long-awaited opening, with the original anticipated opening date of summer 2022 pushed back a couple of seasons due to lack of availability of contractors.
Upskilling local workers to fill high-demand jobs is the aim of a new maintenance mechanic training program offered at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center.
After serving three years on the board of directors of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, John C. Lee Jr., president and CEO of Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative in Chase City, will not seek reelection.
Tyler Nutter of NAPA Clarksville Auto Supply Inc. donated a 2011 Chevrolet HHR to the Halifax County High School automotive technology program. Anyone interested in donating a car to the program may contact Rebecca Saunders at 434-575-2013 or email@example.com.
Work is progressing — and on schedule — at the new 35,500-square-foot Food Lion store in the Centerville Shopping Center, according to James Matthews, superintendent and general contractor with Ashland Construction Co. in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Halifax County Industrial Development Authority’s announcement of a titanium metal powder operation was ranked among Virginia’s top economic development projects last year.
The John Randolph Hotel redevelopment project received another boost this week when Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced a round of Industrial Revitalization Fund grants.
Halifax County motorists are unwrapping a present of cheaper gas prices — the lowest in more than a year — with more people expected to hit the road for the holiday season.
South Boston Elementary School students received a surprise Christmas gift on Tuesday: a book vending machine.
Benchmark Bankshares Inc., the Kenbridge-based holding company for Benchmark Community Bank, recently announced the declaration of a semi-annual dividend of $0.38 per share to holders of common stock of the company.
Friday is the last day Dr. James Priest will walk through the doors of his South Boston practice and attend to his patients.
The redevelopers of the former John Randolph Hotel in downtown South Boston, Julian and Karie Brittano, have announced a management partner for their boutique hotel “The Rook of South Boston:” Choice Hotels.
For many, the sight of festive decorations can deliver an instant mood-booster. For Halifax County drivers, workers changing the gas price signs to below $3 a gallon can elicit the same reaction.
Farm Credit of the Virginias, a regional lending cooperative that serves Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland, announced that South Boston business service specialist Cathy Crews retired in November after 22 years with the association.
Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced that the Virginia Tourism Corporation awarded more than $300,000 for 64 local and regional tourism marketing programs across the state to help increase off-season visitation to tourism businesses and destinations.
Across Virginia and the nation, gasoline prices continue to decline, and it’s possible motorists may continue to see the gift of low costs heading into Christmas.
Averett University introduces its alumna and seven-year trustee Dr. Annie Wimbish, a native of Halifax County, as chair of the Averett Board of Trustees – the first woman of color to serve in the role.
Small Business Saturday began in 2010 with a campaign launched by American Express. In 2011, state governments and former President Barack Obama threw their support behind the shopping holiday, making it an officially recognized annual consumer tradition.
Sentara Healthcare, the Commonwealth of Virginia’s largest integrated health system and second largest private employer, has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers for Veterans in 2022.
As the holiday season commences and community leaders revivify the clarion call to “shop local,” residents who prefer a touch of class and a sense of history may rejoice in the availability of The Antique Collective, a group shop that opened earlier this year located at 334 S. Main St. in Halifax.
Drivers fueling up ahead of Thanksgiving will benefit from falling pump prices, as the national average for a gallon of gasoline dropped 11 cents in the past week to $3.66.
RICHMOND — In a year when inflation has driven up prices of nearly all consumer goods, the price of a Thanksgiving meal also is trending upward.
Thomas R. Elliott, president and CEO of Elliott Electric in South Boston and Danville, recently announced the addition of Lyle Moore to the Elliott management team.
Sentara Healthcare recently announced an additional $5 million in funding to support nearly 100 partner organizations throughout Virginia and North Carolina through its Fall 2022 Sentara Cares grant cycle.
Dexter Gilliam Jr. has been reelected to a third term on the board of directors for the Virginia Association of Community Banks. His election took place during the association’s recent 45th annual convention.
The town of South Boston partnered with Danville Community College on Tuesday to participate in a community-wide job and resource fair at the Danville Community Market.