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Center offers digital art, design classes

Fall Semester 2012 will begin at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center Aug. 22 with a host of offerings in Digital Art & Design (DA&D) and Product Design & Development (PD&D) -- the two academic tracks of the Business of Art and Design program.  

Prizery awarded $5,000 tourism marketing grant

The Prizery in South Boston has been awarded a $5,000 tourism marketing grant for its “Expect the Extraordinary” project, Governor Bob McDonnell announced Tuesday.

Chamber sponsors leadership program

Halifax County has community of entrepreneurial spirits.  Known as a thriving business community, Virginia’s fourth largest county is an ideal place to live and work, according to the local chamber.  

Goat breeding stock sale to be held Sept. 15

Looking for new goats to add to a herd, want to start a herd or have quality breeding stock for sale?  

Halifax County natives featured on cover of magazine

Bobby and Lucy Conner of Nathalie, are featured on the cover of Cooperative Living magazine’s August issue as the subjects of its Good Neighbors-series story.

Low-income consumers may qualify for telephone, Internet assistance programs

CenturyLink, Inc. is spreading the word about low-income assistance programs that help qualifying consumers obtain voice and high-speed Internet services. 

Education leaders part of Workforce Forward forum

An Educational Trendsetter Panel will be a highlight of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s Workforce Forward 2012 forum on Sept. 20 at The Prizery in South Boston. The theme of the forum is “Virginia Manufacturing: Back to the Future?” 

‘Breathe House’ goes up in Haiti

The AWFI (American Wood Finishing Institute) team has just returned to Riverstone from Haiti after assisting with the assembly and completion of the “Breathe House” in St. Marc, Haiti. 

Shangrila: A reintroduction to nature

There is a place in South Boston, down Cluster Springs’ winding road, where horses happily graze in great pastures, and people come from around the globe to stay in houses up to 200 years old. 

Yoga: From student to teacher

Have you wondered what it would be like to take a yoga class?  Do you drive long distances to attend yoga classes?  Ever heard of Halifax Yoga?   

Additional dulcimer building class set

Due to the success of the “Build a Stick Dulcimer” class that took place on June 27 - 29 at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center, The College for Life Long Learning will host an additional dulcimer class on Aug. 1-3.