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Prospect activity increases in Halifax County

Prospect activity for businesses seeking to locate in Halifax County is increasing, according to Halifax County Industrial Development Authority Executive Director Matt Leonard.

Summer concert series features Love Tribe Friday in Constitution Square

The Destination Downtown South Boston Summer Concert Series will feature the Love Tribe party band Friday from 8 to 11:30 p.m. in Constitution Square.

Camp introduces students to manufacturing, design process

Design, produce and manufacture! Students participating in the manufacturing technology summer camp are learning all those techniques in relationship to creating a clock.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Love Tribe comes to downtown SoBo Friday

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Ray & Audrie June 26.

Speakers passionate about sustainable farming, preserving it for generations

Bill and Cherie Guerrant of White Flint Farm want you to get closer to your food — at least close enough to know where it comes from and the day it was harvested. 

Proactive approach in workforce story

Southern Virginia is the first region in the country to commit to earning the designation, “Certified Work Ready Community,” according to Laurie Moran, president of the Danville-Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce and chair of the Dan River Region Collaborative (DRRC), a group of business leaders and workforce and economic developers from across the region who have come together to help solve the region’s workforce challenges.

Handbook completion, election of officers in county IDA future

Halifax County Industrial Development Authority employees will soon have a handbook now that the operations and personnel committee is 99 percent complete with the draft.

National Night Out changing venue

National Night Out is making a change. This year the event will be moved from the Halifax County Fairgrounds to Tuck Dillard Stadium located at Halifax County Middle School on Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Band raising money for family of Jamie Satterfield

Emerging band, Cata9tales, is using their principle “channeling hurt into hope” to help the family of one of their close friends.

Siam: The Kingdom of Thailand

Thailand, previously known as Siam, has been populated for over 4,500 years, ever since the dawn of civilization in Asia.