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Top executives workshop set in September

All top executive looking for success are encourages to attend an upcoming workshop in September.

Immersed in advanced manufacturing

For eight students from the Virtual Reality Education Pathfinders program in Boone, Iowa, the week spent in South Boston, Virginia, at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center was eye-opening, and in some cases, career-defining. 

South Boston energy-saving project enters ‘home’ stretch

The award-winning ecoMod green housing project in South Boston is nearing completion, with installation of energy-saving appliances one of the final steps.

Unemployment outlook grows bleaker

Even fewer people were able to find jobs in Halifax County during June than May as the jobs outlook grew bleaker. 

Retired official for cooperative earns top honor

Robert W. “Bobby” Conner has been honored by the Virginia, Maryland and Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC) with the 2013 Electric Cooperative Leadership Award. 

Eden Jewelry opens in South Boston

Coming to South Boston with hopes to “cater to everyone” who has a love for jewelry, John Hyler and his wife, Michelle, have now opened Eden Jewelry in the Tri-Rivers Plaza.

SVHEC unveils new logo

Officials of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center unveiled the institution’s new logo and tag line Saturday during the SVHEC NASCAR Late Model 150 racing program Saturday night at South Boston by displaying it on the car driven by Libby Privette in the Limited Sportsman Division.

Clover Power Station hosts Halifax County IDA meeting

A tour of Clover Power Station highlighted the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority meeting Friday morning as the power plant hosted the board’s July meeting.

Halifax Regional Hospital receives vascular testing accreditation

Cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. On average, one American dies every 39 seconds of cardiovascular disease — disorders of the heart and blood vessels. Stroke, a disorder of the blood supply to the brain, is the third leading cause of death and the leading cause of disability in the country, with nearly 800,000 new strokes occurring annually.

‘A special day for health care’

Enthusiasm filled the Leggett Auditorium of the Halifax Regional Hospital Tuesday morning.

SVHEC to unveil new logo at South Boston Speedway

The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) heads to the South Boston Speedway on Saturday, July 20, when it will sponsor the SVHEC NASCAR Late Model/Limited/ T-Pure Stock race.