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Students compete in International Woodworking Fair

Halifax County High School seniors Dustin Meadors and Shonque’l Betts recently returned from competing in the WoodLINKS Ready to Assemble competition at the International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta, Ga. A third member of the design team, Jared Owen, is a freshman at Liberty University and was unable to make the trip to Atlanta because of classes. 

Animal nutrition specialist to talk at Goats Galore

Dr. Jeannette Moore, professor and undergraduate teaching coordinator, Department of Animal Science, North Carolina State University, will be a featured speaker at Goats Galore Field Day Saturday at the Halifax County Ag Center. 

Dominion Foundation awards grant to SVHEC

The Dominion Foundation has awarded the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center a $45,000 grant for workforce development. The Dominion Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources (NYSE:D), of which Dominion Virginia Power is a subsidiary.

Founder of Base-X becomes new owner of Lindstrand USA

Bea Maurer, founder of Base-X, has purchased Lindstrand USA, becoming the majority shareholder, and making the Virginia-based company a woman-owned, small business, situated in South Boston, a HubZone area.   

Business born out of love for collecting, shopping

After working several years in the antique business, Cathy McCargo decided to put her love for collecting and the hunt for shopping into her new endeavor, Hearth and Home, the Finishing Touch.

Halifax County to experience ‘Renaissance’

A “U. S. Renaissance in Advanced Manufacturing” is happening in Halifax County next month.

Spanish goats right at home in Vernon Hill

With the growing popularity of meat goats in Halifax County, one producer in the Vernon Hill area is adding a new breed to her farm, a breed known for its hardiness, ease of kidding and natural resistance to parasites.

Halifax County Chamber of Commerce goes mobile

Approximately 600,000 tourists who make their way to Halifax County each year now have a new tool to show them around town. 

Business expo to be held Sept. 26

Participants can register by Sept. 17 and pay $40 to attend the second annual Southern Virginia Business Expo hosted by Longwood University Small Business Development Center. This price includes continental breakfast, catered lunch, a full day of networking, motivational speakers and numerous exhibitors.

Veterinary clinic opens under new ownership

Since their childhood, Angela and Jonathan Collins have always had a love for animals, and now they are finally able to share that love with the community.

No regrets for Redilian Auctions owner

No regrets. That’s what Lavonne Maiorano of Alton is saying after starting her new business Redilian Auctions LLC in Boydton.