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Recent News


Source4 to expand operations in Bedford County

May 10, 2022

Company will invest more than $4.5 million and add 30 new jobs

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Liberty University’s Civic Recharge Innovation Challenge comes to Bedford

April 13, 2022

The Office Economic Development, Social Services, and Bedford Community Health Foundation brainstormed a social problem to solve that impacts our community.

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VDACS Commissioner Joe Guthrie Speaks to Local Farmers and Producers in Bedford

April 7, 2022

Joe Guthrie, Commissioner of the Virginia Agriculture and Consumer Services Department (VDACS) made a special appearance at the Bedford County Agricultural Development Advisory Board meeting

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Shelley Basinger hired as new Public Information Officer for Bedford County

February 8, 2022

“I look forward to working alongside the administrative team, department leaders, Board of Supervisors and many others to bring Bedford County’s communication strategies to the next level.

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Holley Scheffel joins Bedford County Economic Development Team

January 5, 2022

Brings more than 20 years of public sector education and real estate experience

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Applications are open for AFID Infrastructure Grant

November 15, 2021

Interested businesses should submit their application to the Office of Economic Development for review by February 4, 2022.

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Meet Ethan Tanner, the newest member of the Agricultural Economic Development Advisory Board

October 14, 2021

Ethan Tanner has lived in Bedford County his entire life. Born and raised in Big Island, he lives on the land his great-grandfather purchased back in 1910. The farm is a designated “Century Farm” meaning it’s been used for agricultural purposes for 100 years. Ethan raises registered angus beef cattle on the farm for seed […]

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Bedford County seeks proposals/bids for two former elementary schools

October 14, 2021

Body Camp Elementary School and the former Montvale Elementary School available for sale or lease.

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Bedford County Fair Postponed

September 29, 2021

The Bedford County Fair, which was scheduled for October 15-17, is postponed until further notice.

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Bedford County Launches Childcare Needs Assessment Surveys for Parents/Guardians and Employers

September 28, 2021

We are exploring the current situation from a workforce perspective and need the community’s involvement by participating in a short survey.

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