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New Brick Historic Lofts wins special achievement award

Rehab Development in partnership with Destination Downtown South Boston has won the 2014 Virginia Main Street Special Achievement Award and the 2014 Virginia Downtown Development Association Award of Excellence for the New Brick Historic Lofts project.  

Welding registration now underway at SVHEC

Registration is now open for welding training at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center. Within 18 months, students will learn MIG, TIG, Stick and Pipe welding in the center’s new state-of-the-art welding lab. 

Goat specialist to speak at Thursday’s farm tour

Dahlia O’Brien, PhD, extension small ruminant specialist at Virginia State University (VSU), will be the guest speaker Thursday evening at the Southern Virginia Meat Goat Association’s (SVMGA) Farm Tour to be held 6 to 8 p.m. at Hudson Heritage Farms, 14242 River Road, in the Elmo community. 

The Worx in concert Friday in SoBo

Destination Downtown South Boston Inc. is presenting multi-genre cover/party band The Worx in concert in Constitution Square on Friday.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend


Spare Times Grill, South Boston … DJ Shakespeare June 27.

Hospital recognized for stellar rates

The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS), in conjunction with the Virginia Paternity Establishment Program (VPEP), announced Friday the top 10 Virginia hospitals that are being recognized for excellent performance in paternity establishment for 2013. 

Church celebrates 200 years

This past weekend, First Cross Roads Baptist Church in Turbeville celebrated its 200th birthday. 

July 4 parade tradition stays alive in Elmo

County folks who in past years have traveled to the community of Scottsburg to witness the annual Fourth of July Parade will have an alternative this year after the Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Company cancelled its Independence Day celebration for the first time in decades.


Soren Kierkegaard, the Danish theologian and philosopher, told this parable, which he called “The Wild Duck of Denmark."

Turning 30, RTP plans to expand

With 30 years behind them, the RTP Company-Southeastern Facility in South Boston, a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics, is now looking to the future.