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Bedford County names new Economic Development Director

September 27, 2021

County Administrator Robert Hiss is pleased to announce a familiar person in Bedford County, Pam Bailey, as the new Economic Development Director. 

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Business Game Plan Now Taking Applications

September 17, 2021

There are only 15 slots available, and business need to apply for the program by September 30 in order to be considered. This program is NOT for start ups.  

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Sam Williams Recognized by Board of Supervisors

September 14, 2021

On Monday, September 13, 2021, Sam Williams, Retired General Manager of the Bedford Southern States Cooperative, was recognized by the Bedford County Board of Supervisors for his leadership in the agriculture community. Thank you, Mr. Williams, for your outstanding service in Bedford County. Your expertise will be sorely missed. RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION for the Leadership […]

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WexcoUSA opens bi-metallic component manufacturing facility in Bedford

September 13, 2021

Twenty new jobs will be created. Ribbon cutting to be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021.

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Virginia Department of Housing & Community Development incentivizes home ownership

August 2, 2021

The Virginia Individual Development Accounts (VIDA) program helps qualified individuals save for a down payment on a home.

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Two Bedford County High School students elected to State FFA Board

July 7, 2021

Two Bedford County High School students elected to State FFA Board For only the second time history, Bedford County Public School has two students serving as officers on the 2021-2022 Virginia Future Farmers of America State Office.  Liberty High School’s Charlie Moser is only the second president in Bedford County history, while Staunton River High […]

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Food and Beverage Accelerator Program to Launch in July

June 17, 2021

The application is due June 23, 2021 and the program begins on July 19.

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LiteSheet Solutions releases Gen 2 LED UV-C Disinfecting Cabinet

June 15, 2021

Higher powered and more efficient to kill surface pathogens in under 60 seconds.

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Virginia Agricultural Best Management Practices Cost-share Program

June 3, 2021

Practices including Livestock Stream Exclusion, Grazing Management, Alternative Watering Systems and Cover Cropping Virginia’s Agricultural Best Management Practices Cost-Share Program offers more than 70 conservation practices that cover the full spectrum of agricultural operations. Whether you grow crops, raise livestock or produce poultry, there are BMPs that can benefit you. While all of the practices […]

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Pasture Walk at Tuck Farms

June 3, 2021

Keith Tuck will hold a Pasture Walk at his farm in Moneta on June 15, 2021 where attendees can learn how he developed a rotational grazing system and uses a diversity of forages to manage for year-round grazing and improved cattle performance. This event is sponsored by the National Grazing Lands Coalition, the VA Forage […]

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