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Sponsors commit to SVHEC Workforce Forward Forum

The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s project team is grateful to the sponsors who are helping to make the upcoming Workforce Forward Forum 2012 on Sept. 20 a success.

Patriotism goes on stage at The Prizery

Patriotic music that swells your heart?  Broadway show tunes to make your foot tap?   Humorous songs that leave you chuckling?  Inspirational ballads that move you?  There’s something for everyone in The Prizery’s Red, White & Blue Patriotic Concert, which opens the day after the Fourth of July.  

MEC chief operating officer finalist in ‘Virginia Business’ CFO Awards

Glen Gillispie, chief operating officer for Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative (MEC), has been recognized as a finalist in the Virginia CFO Awards sponsored by “Virginia Business” magazine.  

Scottsburg gets ready for a star-spangled celebration

Scottsburg is gearing up for its biggest day of the year when thousands will trek to the village to celebrate July 4th in fine fashion.

Outlook gets brighter on jobs front in Halifax County

More people in Halifax County found jobs in May. The jobless rate improved again in Halifax County as the unemployment rate fell to 8.6 percent, one-tenth of a percent lower than the 8.7 percent jobless rate in April, according to the latest Virginia Employment Commission data released Wednesday. 

Prizery summer show 'Cinderella' comes to close this weekend

“Impossible, for a plain yellow pumpkin to become a golden carriage”…or is it?

Hundreds turn out for Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative meeting

Despite temperatures in the upper 90s, hundreds of members of Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative gathered for the organization’s 74th Annual Meeting of the Members on June 20 at the Cooperative’s Pavilion in Chase City. 

Cinderella to end run; 5K dash set Saturday

Don’t let the magic of ‘Cinderella’ disappear before seeing it. The production continues on the Chastain Theatre stage at The Prizery this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. – with matinees on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m.  

Halifax resident jams with guitar great

Donnie Beadles, local guitarist, had the opportunity to trade hot guitar licks with Robert Randolph this past weekend at Norfolk’s Bayou Boogaloo and Cajun Food Festival.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

South Boston Farmers Market … Benefit for Gary Whitt June 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Music by The Bluegrass Five 6-7 p.m. Many other activities as well.