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Aviation Alternatives hits ground running

Aviation Alternatives is a groundbreaking company starting up in South Boston.  

Hospital heart center, nuclear lab accredited

The Nuclear Medicine Department of Halifax Regional Hospital and Halifax Heart Center have both received accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories (ICANL.) 

Town buys Riverdale gas station property

The Town of South Boston announced Friday it had purchased the old gas station property in the Riverdale floodway that fronts Huell Matthews Highway.

POWERED UP: Plant hooks to grid

South Boston Energy generated its first electricity and successfully connected to the PJM regional electric transmission grid at 11:11 a.m. Wednesday during testing.

Revenue from tourism grows

Tourism revenue for Halifax County, including the towns of South Boston and Halifax, reached $42,353,096, a 3 percent increase over 2011.

Ribbon cutting opens Destini Therapeutic Services

Mental Health care is often underserved and undersupported although the demands for services steadily increase.  Destini Therapeutic Services, Inc. (DTS, Inc.) understands the challenges of those in search of quality therapy, and the social stigmas related to mental health.

Halifax center partners with Kawasaki Robotics

The National Center for Coatings, Application, Research and Education (C-CARE) has solidified its partnership with Kawasaki Robotics by integrating a new 6-axis robot into the Riverstone facility, Doug Corrigan, executive director of the Riverstone Energy Center, announced Friday.

Former county art teacher now at Fuqua

Fuqua School in Farmville welcomes four new faculty members for the 2013-2014 academic year including one teacher from Halifax County. 

Figures show few are able to find work

The jobless rate in Halifax County continued to grow bleaker in July as even fewer people were able to find jobs and the unemployment rate continued to soar in double digits. 

Inaugural completion ceremony held

It was an afternoon filled with pride as the first eight students of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s Work Ready Foundations program accepted their stackable industry credentials and certificates of completion and participation. 

Construction continues on Virgilina Family Dollar

Construction continues in Virgilina on the Family Dollar that is coming soon. The 8,000 square foot building will contain 4,300 square foot of retail space and 26 parking spaces.