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Radio host touts community, commitment, compassion

Community, commitment and compassion were topics radio host of the “Jack Gravely Show” shared with those attending the 33rd annual program and report of the Halifax County Community Federal Credit Union held at the Washington-Coleman Community Center Friday evening. 

Taking care of business

Outgoing committee and board members for the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce recognized at Tuesday’s 59th annual chamber meeting and banquet include (from left) Nick Long, Virginia Cantaloupe Festival Committee; Jeremy Catron, Senior Executive Roundtable Committee; Wanda Ellington, Annual Meeting Committee; Brandon Scearce, Virginia Cantaloupe Festival Committee; Patricia Ricketts and Kristy Johnson, Halifax Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs Committee; Tammy Pool, Business After Hours Committee; and Gray Ramsey, Board of Directors.  

Chamber banquet set Tuesday

The Halifax County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the World of Sports. 

Jobless rate on rise in Halifax County

The jobless rate in Halifax County jumped by a full percentage point in January as more residents searched for jobs. However, the unemployment rate still managed to remain below double digits. 

After renovations, facility gearing up for new addition

In an effort to better serve the needs of people in the community, Commonwealth Assisted Living in South Boston recently has undergone numerous renovations to its existing building and is in the early stages of welcoming the addition of a new memory care unit to the facility.

Open house to celebrate loft project completion

Construction of the New Brick Historic Lofts in South Boston is complete, and Rehab Development will host a ribbon cutting and open house celebration, which will include tours of the lofts, on Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Chamber to host annual meeting, awards banquet

A limited number of tickets remain for the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce 59th Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet. 

Prizery hires managing director

The Prizery has hired a new managing director, Pat Anderson-Flowers. 

Lawrence Distributing Company celebrates 60 years

Feb. 15 was a proud day for the Lawrence family of Danville as they met with employees of their family business, Lawrence Distributing Company, and celebrated 60 years in business. 

New lofts complete; ribbon cutting, open house March 20

Construction of the New Brick Historic Lofts in South Boston is complete, and Rehab Development will host a ribbon cutting and open house celebration, which will include tours of the lofts, on Thursday, March 20, from 5 to 7 p.m.

American National earns top bank award

American National Bankshares Inc. (American National – NASDAQ “AMNB”) announced Friday that it has received the second annual 2013 Raymond James Community Bankers Cup award, which recognizes the top 10 percent of community banks.