Motorsports Boarding School in North America Formed

Strategic partnership with Virginia International Raceway and Carlisle School to improve education for drivers and engineers of tomorrow

Axton, VA (Feb. 8, 2008) -- VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) and Carlisle School formally announce the formation of The Academy of Motorsports.

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Halifax County Businesses: America Needs Your Numbers

There’s an important count underway. It’s the Economic Census, taken every five years, and now under way for 2007.

The Economic Census is a tally of businesses — and it’s important, just like the nation’s population census taken in 2000. The Economic Census produces a portrait of business activities in industries and communities all across our nation.

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New Chassis Dyno Facility Moves VIR Forward

A new chassis dynamometer lab under construction in the paddock at Virginia International Raceway will take the Alton racing facility another step forward towards becoming a comprehensive motorsports testing facility.  The facility, which will cost an estimated $1 million, will be known as the VIPER dynamometer Lab.

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Carpathia Hosting Partners with IDA

Carpathia Hosting to partner with Halifax County Virginia's Industrial Development Authority to develop the Riverstone Technology Park as mission critical datacenter campus.

Carpathia Hosting, a leading provider of enterprise application hosting solutions for businesses and government agencies that require 100% availability, announced today that the Riverstone Technology Park (RTP) located in Halifax County, Virginia has been selected as Carpathia's hub for mission critical / SCIF/ SAS70 datacenter services.

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Dollar General gives $50,000 to HC Public Schools

Dollar General announced a gift of over $50,000 to Halifax County Public Schools on Friday September 7th for the purchase of books for schoolchildren. Hank Bruining, Human Resources Manager for the local Dollar General Distribution Center, presented School Superintendent Paul Stapleton with a mock check for $50,000 demonstrating the company’s gift to the seven elementary schools in the county.

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