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Most advanced training center of its kind opens

The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority unveiled the region's newest asset for economic development - the National Center for Coatings Application, Research and Education (C-CARE) Monday morning.

National Tire Research Center ribbon cutting set Wednesday

The National Tire Research Center, located in Halifax County adjacent to the Virginia International Raceway, will have a ribbon cutting on Oct. 24 for its renovated facility and to display the custom-built equipment that economic development leaders and Virginia Tech officials say they hope make the Southern Virginia region the one-stop destination for global tire testing and development.

Top steward of land honored at banquet

S. Baxter Wilson of Oak Level Road in Halifax was awarded the Halifax County Soil and Water Conservation 2012 Outstanding Cooperator Award on Thursday evening during the group’s annual award banquet attended by 40 invited guests, district directors and staff.

Coatings center to officially open in Halifax County

Halifax County Industrial Development Authority this morning will unveil the region’s newest asset for economic development — the National Center for Coatings Application, Research and Education (C-CARE).

Speaker: Continue to do ‘Lord’s work’

Southside Outreach Group, Inc. held its third annual banquet Friday night at Halifax County High School featuring keynote speaker the honorable Sherman Saunders. Saunders currently serves as Danville mayor and Pittsylvania Community Action Agency executive director.

Crash wreaks havoc on Seymour Drive

Seymour Drive from Marshall Avenue to Ellyson Avenue was closed for hours Sunday, and traffic was detoured following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred at 7:15 a.m. 

21st century grant celebrates success

Halifax County Public Schools celebrated success of the 21st Century Community Learning Center grant Wednesday night honoring the partners with a reception held at Halifax County High School.

National Junior Honor Society inducts 90

A total of 90 students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society at Halifax County Middle School Monday evening.

Foul play possible in missing woman investigation

Halifax and Campbell County authorities now say they have reason to believe foul play may have been involved in the disappearance of Wendy Dawn Beadles Francis of Nathalie after deputies were able to track her last known whereabouts to the Brookneal area.

VUI reaffirms commitment to protect environment, health

Virginia Uranium Inc. reaffirmed its strong commitment to protecting the environment and health of the community during a Wednesday afternoon press conference held in Chatham.