Bedford County Economic Development

Office of Economic Development


Recent News

Youth Career Navigator position approved

December 21, 2017

Several county organizations came together to meet a need for job placement of youth in Bedford County through a new position called Youth Career Navigator.

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Virginia makes top 5 in Forbes

December 12, 2017

Virginia was named No. 5 in the 2017 Best States for Business ranking, moving up from No. 6 last year.

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Springlake Stockyard to hold feeder calf sale Jan. 19, 2018

November 7, 2017

Springlake Stockyard will hold a Feeder Calf Sale on January 19, 2018 at 5 p.m. 

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Sheriff’s Office requests livestock owner assistance

November 2, 2017

The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is looking for livestock owners who would be willing to assist. Update your info to their list.

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GO Virginia now accepting applications

October 23, 2017

The Region 2 GO Virginia Council is now accepting proposals for funding. Projects need to encourage economic growth and high-wage job creation.

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Innerspec wins Innovator of the Year award

October 13, 2017

Innerspec Technologies of Forest won the region’s coveted Innovator of the Year award at the 2017 TechEDGE Dinner and Awards Banquet held Tuesday, Oct. 10.

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Bedford County Fair set for Sept. 28 – Oct. 1

September 7, 2017

The Third Annual Bedford County Fair will be held Thursday, September 28 – Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the Glenwood Center in Huddleston.

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Small Farm Family Conference set for Nov. 10-11

September 6, 2017

Small Farm Family Conference will be held Nov. 10-11, 2017. Registration is free and open to the public and includes educational workshops, meals and special presentations.

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“So you think you want to farm?” workshop set for Oct. 20, 2017

September 6, 2017

Would farming work for you? “So you think you want to farm?” workshop has been set for Oct. 20, 2017, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at CVCC in Lynchburg.

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Marketing Your Meat Workshop set for Oct.

September 6, 2017

Direct Marketing Your Meat Workshop is set for October over four sessions. Participants may pick one session at $10 or all four of them for just $30.

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