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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. 

Modern technology meets historic bed and breakfast

A historic Cluster Springs inn aims to attract environmentally conscious guests and save money too with the first solar photovolactic system to generate clean electricity at a Virginia bed and breakfast.

VDOT names new maintenance operations manager in Halifax

Tina Englebright has been selected as the new maintenance operations manager in the Halifax Residency of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). 

American National names new CEO

American National Bankshares Inc., parent company of American National Bank and Trust Company,  has announced executive changes following action taken by its board of directors.

Textile history coming down

D. H. Griffin, who now owns the Burlington property on Cowford Road in Halifax, has begun demolition on the property. 

Aerostat hovers over South Boston

It’s a bird, it’s a plane. No, it’s an aerostat that was hovering over the Day Complex adjacent to South Boston Elementary School on Friday afternoon.

Tobacco committee OKs Green View funding request

The Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission’s Southside Economic Development Committee approved the Halifax Industrial Development Authority’s request for $1.3 million to improve the Green View Advanced Manufacturing Center (former Daystrom building) located at Green’s Folly, according to Halifax County Industrial Development Authority Executive Director Matt Leonard who attended the Thursday meeting in Roanoke.

James Madison to offer workforce courses in SoBo

After four years of discussions, James Madison University and the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center have forged a partnership with JMU offering several noncredit workforce-focused online programs in affiliation with the SVHEC.

Halifax farmer and meat producer attends North Carolina conference

Denise Hudson of Hudson Heritage Farms, located in Elmo, attended the annual North Carolina Meat Conference recently along with more than 300 attendees.

Lowe’s donates to fire department

Lowe’s Heroes donated smoke detectors, fire extinguishers and nine-volt batteries to South Boston Fire Department Friday morning to help with the fire department’s fire prevention program. 

Halifax woman re-elected to chair Farm Bureau Women’s Committee

Janice R. Burton of Halifax County was elected Nov. 29 to a sixth two-year term as chairman of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Committee.