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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.  

Strategies for Success Workshop comes to SoBo in September


Strategies for Success Workshop – The Tony Hsieh Story will be held Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Riverstone Centre, 1100 Confroy Drive in South Boston.

Grand opening held Saturday for new facility in South Boston

It’s been a dream in the making for years, but on Saturday morning it came true.

Green View to get new roof

A new roof will soon be going up at Green View Advanced Manufacturing Center on the former Daystrom building after Halifax County Industrial Development Authority members voted Friday morning to award the contract for Phase II roof replacement to J. E. Burton Construction Company of South Boston.

American National Bank announces appointments

American National Bank and Trust Company announced appointments for the Virginia Advisory Board, which is comprised of 21 outstanding community leaders from across the bank’s four Virginia regions, including Danville-Pittsylvania County, Lynchburg, Martinsville and South Boston. 

Developer: Boutique hotel can work

A boutique hotel can work in downtown South Boston much the way it did in Lynchburg, developer Hal Craddock said during Monday’s public meeting giving an overview of a proposed Downtown South Boston Master Development Plan project.