Riverstone Building One Cuts Ribbon

HALIFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA - A grand opening ceremony for Riverstone Technology Park “Building One” was held in Halifax County, Virginia, on September 13, 2005 at 10:00 A.M. The Honorable Frank Ruff, a member of the Virginia Senate from the 15th District and the Honorable Clarke Hogan , a member of the Virginia House of Delegates representing the 60th District, were on hand to help cut the ribbon for Building One.

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VIPER Partnership Announced

IALR, Virginia Tech, and Old Dominion Announce VIPER Partnership

Danville, VA — Today, the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, Virginia Tech, and Old Dominion University announced a collaborative agreement bringing together resources to benefit the Virginia Institute for Performance Engineering and Research (VIPER).

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IALR Opens Research Wing

Institute for Advanced Learning and Research opens research labs; Goode, Hawkins say Southside looking toward the future

DANVILLE, Va, – Citizens, leaders, and officials from throughout Southside and administrators from Virginia Tech gathered in Danville Friday afternoon to officially open the research laboratories within the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research.

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Huber Expands

Huber Engineered Woods, LLC Announces Expansion of Crystal Hill Facility

(Halifax County, VA) Huber Engineered Woods, LLC and the Industrial Development Authority of Halifax County, Virginia, are pleased to announce an expansion of Huber’s oriented strand board (OSB) facility in Crystal Hill, Virginia. The total investment is estimated at $19 million

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US Grown Leaf, Inc. Partners with Cherokee

U.S. Grown Leaf, Inc. Forms Distribution Partnership with Cherokee Tobacco Company

CHASE CITY- U.S. Grown Leaf, Incorporated, owner of Adventure line of cigarette products in Novemer, after signing a manufacturing contract with Virginia Brands, LLC, of South Boston, VA.

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Cherokee Moves Manufacturing Home

Cherokee Tobacco Company Moves Cigarette Manufacturing to Halifax County At Virginia Brands

Halifax County, VA -- Cherokee Tobacco Company LLC is moving its cigarette manufacturing operations to Halifax County to the Virginia Brands Plant on Bill Tuck Highway. This completes Cherokee’s move to Halifax County that began in December 2004 when they moved 36 jobs here.

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NASCAR Awards South Boston Speedway

South Boston Speedway presented Team Player Award from NASCAR in Daytona

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — NASCAR honored South Boston Speedway and General Manager Cathy Rice Sunday, Feb. 13, at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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VIPER Purchases 7-Post Rig

VIPER Reaches Agreement with FCS COM to Purchase Seven-Post Rig

DANVILLE - The Virginia Institute for Performance Engineering and Research, or VIPER, has entered into contract with FCS COM, Inc. for the purchase of a seven-post rig. A seven-post rig is a sophisticated platform that can accurately simulate the stresses and strains of the road or a racing track on vehicles, but in a controlled, laboratory environment.

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