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Elmo Grocery ‘Woven into the community’

A year ago, the  “Crazy Cajun” of Potts Landing gave a piece of history back to the Elmo community for residents once again to make their own. 

Downtown South Boston welcomes new business

Downtown South Boston welcomes its newest business, Keep It Classy Consigments, to downtown.

Cluster Springs Elementary School receives $25,000 check from Food Lion

Cluster Springs Elementary school has earned the recognition from Food Lion, LLC of being one of four grand prize recipients of a $25,000 grant from Food Lion’s back to school promotion “Pack in the Savings.”

SVHEC project manager moves on

For the past two and a half years Travis Buchanan has been a guiding force behind the SVHEC’s successes in research and development. 

Chamber praised for anti-uranium efforts

Executive Director of the Roanoke River Basin Association Andrew Lester and Secretary of We The People of Virginia Sarah Dunavant presented the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce with a certificate of appreciation Thursday afternoon during their monthly meeting. The presentation took place at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Innovation Center.

Community bids farewell to longtime Virgilina staples

More than 50 members of the Virgilina community came out Saturday morning to thank two businesses, Virgilina Grocery and Chandler’s One Stop, for their years of service as they prepare to lock their doors for the last time.

Jobless rate still in double digits

The jobless rate in Halifax County remained bleak in August as residents continued to search for jobs, and the unemployment rate remained in double digits. 

IDA seeking $1.1M in tobacco money for Green View project

In an effort to continue to rehabilitate the former Daystrom Furniture facility for reuse, the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority on Friday adopted a resolution supporting submission of application for $1,140,535 from the Virginia Tobacco Commission.

American National reports increase in 3rd quarter earnings

American National Bankshares Inc., parent company of American National Bank and Trust Company, has announced third quarter 2013 net income of $4,243,000 compared to $3,639,000 for the third quarter of 2012, a $604,000 or 16.6 percent increase.  

Mid-Atlantic Broadband links schools to fiber optic network

The Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation, a wholesale open-access network transport provider announced Monday the successful completion of the $20 million capital project to connect more than 120 K-12 schools in Southern Virginia.

South Boston United Martial Arts turns 20

South Boston United Martial Arts has been training children and adults in self-defense for the past 20 years with Master Wayne Adams as instructor.