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Q1 Cost of Living Lowest in Commonwealth

June 26, 2019

Cost of Living composite index was 87.8, compared to Roanoke 89.6, Richmond 93.0, and Charlottesville, 100.1.

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Bedford County to break ground on Tower and Fiber Optic Infrastructure

June 14, 2019

By 2020, up to 95% of the county will have access to high-speed Internet service.

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Bedford County awarded $670,500 Tobacco Commission grant for Broadband

June 6, 2019

The grant comes one day after Comcast announced it would begin extending broadband services to more than 7,000 addresses around Smith Mountain Lake

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SRHS grad signs LOI to judge livestock at Northern Oklahoma College

May 16, 2019

Ethan Jackson, a graduate of Staunton River High School, will sign a letter of intent committing to judge livestock at Northern Oklahoma College in Tonkawa, Oklahoma at the Staunton River High School Library, May 17, 2019 at 4 p.m.

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Bedford County Proclaims May as Business Appreciation Month

May 14, 2019

Supervisor Bansley reads proclamation as two local companies are recognized for their growth.

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Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce hosting Annual Job Fair

May 10, 2019

The event will take place on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at CVCC BEDFORD CAMPUS from 11 a.m to 4 p.m

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Spring/Summer Farmers Markets Opening Soon!

April 15, 2019

Come out and support these local farmers and pick up your veggies, meats, breads, eggs, jams and so much more!

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Governor Northam Announces Over $4.9 Million in Virginia Telecommunication Initiative Grants

April 2, 2019

More than 15,000 homes, 300 businesses, and community anchors to gain broadband service

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Bobblett Gap to expand regional rail truck business

February 25, 2019

Bobblett Gap, Inc. will construct an 8,000 square foot repair shop in the Montvale Center for Commerce.

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EDA appoints officers, new member joins

February 12, 2019

Kristy Milton appointed by Tommy Scott for District 5. Mickey Johnson named Chair, Jim Messier named Vice Chair.

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