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Welding registration now underway at SVHEC

Registration is now open for welding training at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center. Within 18 months, students will learn MIG, TIG, Stick and Pipe welding in the center’s new state-of-the-art welding lab. 

Hospital recognized for stellar rates

The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS), in conjunction with the Virginia Paternity Establishment Program (VPEP), announced Friday the top 10 Virginia hospitals that are being recognized for excellent performance in paternity establishment for 2013. 

Turning 30, RTP plans to expand

With 30 years behind them, the RTP Company-Southeastern Facility in South Boston, a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics, is now looking to the future.

Instructors complete training in welding

Several individuals recently completed the National Center for Construction Education and Research Instructor Certification Training Program, a nationally recognized organization providing technical training for workforce development, at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center in South Boston. 

RTP celebrates 30 years of operation in SoBo

RTP Company’s Southeastern Regional Facility, located in South Boston, is celebrating 30 years of operation this month. 

As growing season heats up, SoBo Farmers Market opens

The public is invited to a grand opening celebration Saturday at the Downtown South Boston Farmers Market located at 300 Broad Street in South Boston. 

$33 million grant to educate, train SVHEC students

Siemens announced a $33 million in-kind software grant to the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center on Wednesday. This grant is in addition to a $94M in-kind software grant received by the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center last fall to establish a Siemens Go-PLM Training Center. 

Sponsors ready for Cantaloupe Fest

Virginia Cantaloupe Festival silver sponsors invite the public to attend the festival on Friday, June 13, at Berry Hill Resort from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

Belk offers free mammograms

A total of 17 women received mammogram screenings at the BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center parked at Hupps Mill Plaza Tuesday, according to mammography-certified technologist Kacey Teeter, and Brenda Wade of Alton was one of them. 

Carter Bank & Trust announces promotion

Worth Harris Carter, Jr., chairman of the board and president of Carter Bank & Trust, announced Karen C. Allen has been promoted to assistant vice president.

Community Foundation awards grant

The South Boston Medical Fund has been awarded to Halifax Regional Hospice & Palliative Care, thanks to the work of the Halifax County Advisory Committee.  The committee consists of a few prominent members of Halifax County who wish to see the county grow and prosper.