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Free Webinar: Injury Prevention for Farmers

January 26, 2021

Join Charlotte Harris, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon; Amy Johnson, NP-C, Nurse Practitioner; and Hannah Harris, OTD, Occupational Therapist for an Injury Prevention for Farmers webinar. Too often, farmers receive injury prevention recommendations while in the doctor’s office after an accident already occurs. This webinar brings three medical professionals from agricultural communities together to discuss what steps […]

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Damage Prevention to locate to Bedford County

January 6, 2021

Company will invest more than $2 million and add up to 45 new jobs

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Celebrating the good news of 2020 (yes, we have some!)

December 31, 2020

Despite the economic hardships experienced across the nation as a result of Covid-19, we do have some accomplishments to celebrate.

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The Gauntlet is coming to Bedford County

December 11, 2020

Development opportunities for innovative entrepreneurs looking to start small businesses or for existing businesses looking to rebuild and/or expand.

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FREE Full Tuition Scholarships available for 10th – 12th graders

December 9, 2020

Build Smart Institute has been awarded full scholarship funding for 10th – 12th graders. Apply Today!

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Championship Disc Golf Course coming to New London area of Forest

December 3, 2020

18 hole course designed by Disc Golf World Champion Paul McBeth

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Bedford Broadband Initiative Moves Forward

November 25, 2020

Board approves final close-out of 10 of 12 towers, marking substantial completion of project’s construction phase.

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Bedford County launches CARES assistance program for meat processors

November 2, 2020

$250,000 set aside to help with reimbursement of eligible equipment and infrastructure

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Bedford County expands Back to Business CARES grant program for small businesses

October 28, 2020

Phase 2 round will assist companies with gross revenues between $3million – $20million.

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Bedford Own Beale’s Beer Earns Bronze Medal at the 2020 Great American Beer Festival

October 26, 2020

Plumpricot recognized at world’s largest professional beer competition

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