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Adaptrum announces job openings

August 4, 2017

Adaptrum, the leader in TV White Space (TVWS) wireless technology, is now hiring three engineering positions at its newly established SOVA Innovation Center located within the New London Business & Technology Center park in Forest.

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Governor McAuliffe Announces Partnership to Promote Virginia’s Farmer Veterans

July 25, 2017

Combined Virginia Grown and Homegrown By Heroes logo will be used to market Virginia’s veteran-grown products to consumers.

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Statewide report shows $91 billion economic impact of Virginia’s Agriculture and Forestry Industries

July 25, 2017

A 2017 statewide report shows a $91 billion total industry economic output for Virginia’s Agriculture and Forest Industries.

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Top 5 reasons to visit Bedford County this summer

July 7, 2017

Bedford County offers plenty of events and attractions all year round. Check out our top 5 list to make the most of your summer visit.

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SOVA Innovation Center launches in Bedford County

June 22, 2017

Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation and Adaptrum, a company from Silicon Valley, announced June 15, 2017, they will partner to launch the new SOVA Innovation Center for TV White Space.

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Ken Palmer honored for 10 years on Ag Board

May 9, 2017

On Monday, May 8, 2017, Ken Palmer was honored for his service to the agricultural community and participation on the Agricultural Economic Development Advisory Board for 10 years. Ken,  from District 2, has been a passionate supporter of agriculture in Bedford County, especially within the equine community. Having served on the Education and Events committee […]

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Bedford Main Street to launch second Business Bootcamp in August

May 9, 2017

The bootcamp aims to engage entrepreneurs in the region and help them learn how to create and manage a functional business.

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Agriculture grant awarded from Tobacco Commission

April 3, 2017

Producers in 15 Central/Southside Virginia Counties, including Bedford, will be eligible for matching grants this year under a program funded by TRRC.

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EDA welcomes new Dist. 7 member

February 7, 2017

Jim Messier, owner of Arthur’s Jewelry in the Town of Bedford, was sworn in on January 12, 2017.

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Commission approves LU purchase of CAER

February 6, 2017

Liberty plans to locate its school of Engineering and Computational Sciences on Lot 1 in the New London Business and Technology park.

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