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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.

Virginia Polymer Coalition begins

The Virginia Polymer Coalition has begun, with its inaugural networking meeting last week at the Institute. 

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.