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Small animal processing facility eyed for county

Halifax County Supervisors unanimously approved moving ahead with a planning grant to explore the feasibility of developing a small-scale animal  processing center in the county during their Monday night meeting.

3 Women, No Truck under new ownership

Women, No Truck, a store specializing in consignment furniture and home decor located in Downtown South Boston, is now under new ownership. Andy Newland became the sole owner of the store last April.

Jobless rate remains same for third straight month

For the third straight month, the jobs outlook in Halifax County remained the same in December, holding its own at 8.7 percent, the same as reported in October and November, according to the latest Virginia Employment Commission data released Tuesday.

American National Bankshares reports fourth quarter earnings

American National Bankshares Inc., parent company of American National Bank and Trust Company, Friday announced fourth quarter 2012 net income available to common shareholders of $3,918,000 compared to $4,600,000 for the fourth quarter of 2011, a $682,000 or 14.8 percent decrease.

Man with local ties selected to serve as law firm director

Carlyle R. “Randy” Wimbish, III was elected to the board of directors of the Sands Anderson law firm at the shareholders’ meeting held on Jan. 16, according to firm President L. Lee Byrd.

Workshop targets top executives

Joseph A. Carey, CEO of Renaissance Executive Forums in Richmond, will be the featured speaker for a workshop exclusively for top executives to be held Feb. 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Riverstone Centre on Confroy Drive in South Boston.

Crematorium fills niche, need as first in Halifax County

Les Powell III, co-owner of Powell’s Funeral Home in South Boston, unfurled on Tuesday an artist’s rendition of Halifax County’s first-ever crematorium, currently under construction on land adjacent to his family business.

Crematorium fills niche, need as first in Halifax County (2)

Les Powell III, co-owner of Powell’s Funeral Home in South Boston, unfurled on Tuesday an artist’s rendition of Halifax County’s first-ever crematorium, currently under construction on land adjacent to his family business.

Clover Power Station named best in class

Clover Power Station has been recognized as the best mid-sized power station in the country by Navigant, a global company that specializes in management consulting in several fields including the energy sector.

Milady’s: The things dreams are made of

Every girl has an idea of her dream wedding; Fiona Newton wants to help brides achieve that on a budget.

American National donates to SVHEC

Ronnie Moore, senior vice president and regional executive officer at American National Bank & Trust Company, recently presented a donation to the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center.