Halifax Selected For Fulbright Program

The Fulbright Program has accepted Halifax into its elite educational exchange program, Halifax County School Board members learned Monday at their monthly meeting.The organization has accepted Halifax because of its International Academy of Business and Culture as one of only four Virginia schools to participate in its international studies program, according to the Executive Director for Administration Paul Nichols.

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ADi Expands at VIR

Motorsports company also will launch new race team at VIR

RICHMOND – On a day in which Governor Mark R. Warner announced three job expansions representing nearly $1.3 billion in investment and 1,022 new jobs from Northern Virginia to Southside, the Governor announced that ADi Motorsports, a subsidiary of American Detail, Inc., will expand its facility in Halifax County. The company will create 32 new positions to do the fabrication, detail and top and body repair for race cars.

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VIPER Breaks Ground

IALR Breaks Ground on Virginia Institute for Performance Engineering and Research Facility

Alton, VA – The Virginia Institute for Performance Engineering and Research (VIPER) broke ground today on its research and testing facility located at Virginia International Raceway. VIPER is a resource to the racing and automotive industries, providing a sophisticated testing environment and world-class research capabilities

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Peyton Sellers Signs with RCR

RCR Signs Peyton Sellers for NASCAR West Ride with BMR

WELCOME, N.C. (November 11, 2005) -- Richard Childress Racing (RCR) has signed 2005 NASCAR Weekly Series (NDWS) National Champion Peyton Sellers to a multi-year contract and next season will have him driving the No. 16 Chevrolet for Bill McAnally Racing (BMR)

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Peyton Sellers Wins NASCAR Championship

NASCAR Honors Dodge Weekly Series Champions in Nashville

NASHVILLE — Appearing humbled yet proud, 22-year-old Peyton Sellers was honored Saturday night at Nashville’s world-famous Gaylord Opryland Hotel, as the 2005 NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series national champion. Sellers, of Danville, Va., is the youngest national champion in series history.

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Synergy Wins Rolex GT Championship

Synergy Racing's Craig Stanton Takes Rolex Series GT Championship in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- Synergy Racing driver Craig Stanton, of Long Beach, Calif., captured the Rolex Sports Car Series Championship of the Americas in the GT class with a third-place finish in the season finale at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City.

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Pacific Headwear Expands East

Governor Warner announces $1.21 million investment in custom headgear facility

RICHMOND - Governor Mark R. Warner today announced that Pacific Headwear, Inc. will invest $1.21 million to open a facility in the J. Aubrey Houghton Industrial Park in the Town of South Boston.

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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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