Tobacco Commission approves Riverstone funding request

The Virginia Tobacco Commission on Thursday approved an award of $471,000 to the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) for upgrades to Riverstone Technology Park.

Clover News for May 3, 2010

(For the week April 25-30) Worship service at Scottsburg UMC opened with the prelude “Something Worth Living For” by Lee Snead. Call to worship was “Without Him” by the choir. Rev. Doug Sasser had welcome remarks, announcements, prayer and led the responsive reading from Psalm 23. Hymn of praise was “Thy Word is a Lamp.” Rev. Doug read Acts 9: […]

YMCA kicks off annual support campaign

It is that time of the year for the YMCA of South Boston/Halifax County to campaign for those in need of wellness services. The goal is to raise $73,000 in 2010. By design, our community support campaign is meant to provide services and or memberships to youth, families, and seniors. We believe that every youth, family, and senior, should have the opportunity to participate in YMCA programs. A successful campaign will allow us to continue to provide and or expand much needed services to the residents of South Boston and Halifax County.

Tobacco Commission OKs funds for uranium study

The Virginia Tobacco Commission approved up to $200,000 for a socioeconomic study of uranium mining and milling during its meeting Thursday at the Hotel Roanoke.

Quilting exhibit continues at The Prizery

VCCS chancellor to speak to dual enrollment students

Dr. Glenn DuBois, chancellor of the Virginia Community College System, will be the guest speaker at the Dual Enrollment Dinner of Southside Virginia Community College on May 13. The event will honor the highly motivated, exceptional students from local high schools who will graduate from SVCC before receiving their high school diplomas in 2010.

Jamey Leigh Woosley, Michael Dean Harris to wed

Barkley and Vicky Woosley, of Brookneal, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamey Leigh Woosley, of Brookneal, to Michael Dean Harris, of South Boston, son of Patsy Harris, of South Boston, and Gary Harris, of Roxboro, N.C. Woosley is the granddaughter of Sally Woosley and the late Johnnie Woosley, and the late James and Sally Grishaw, all of Brookneal. The […]