Founders College Announces Plan to Purchase Berry Hill

Scholarships to be awarded to 25 area students

Founders College today announced that it intends to purchase a 660-acre resort in South Boston, Va., providing first-class, customer-ready classroom, conference and campus facilities when the innovative, residential liberal arts and business school welcomes its first students in the fall of 2007.

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Gloster Expands in Halifax County - Creating 20-25 Jobs

Gloster Furniture, Inc. announced today that it would undertake a major expansion of its existing operations in Halifax County. The company has reached a definitive agreement with O’Sullivan Industries, Inc. to acquire O’Sullivan’s 670,000 +/- square feet facility in the Halifax County Industrial Park.

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DMV Call Center Will Add 21 jobs

The Department of Motor Vehicles announced on Friday October 13th that it will reorganize its call center operations, the Customer Contact Center (CCC) which will create 21 jobs in Halifax County. Currently the call center is located in Richmond, VA and will be phased out by July 2007.

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ABB Expands-adding 127 jobs to Halifax!!!

ABB’s Halifax County expansion one of two totaling $28.3 million in Virginia

RICHMOND - Governor Timothy M. Kaine today announced that ABB Inc., a provider of power and automation products, systems, solutions and services, will expand its plant in Halifax County. The expansion involves a $25.3 million investment and will create 127 new jobs.

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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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