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Recent News

Annual Joint Meeting Held on October 13

October 16, 2020

Bedford County is showing signs up an upturn following the peak of the Coronavirus closings and disruptions.

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Newest EDA member sworn-in

October 13, 2020

We’d like to welcome Rhonnie Smith to the Bedford County Economic Development Authority representing District 1

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Local student published in The Delmarva Farmer 4-H in Action supplement

October 8, 2020

One of Bedford County’s own 4-H Livestock members wrote an article for the Delmarva Farmer magazine. Brook Adkins wrote an article, “Modified, ‘the shows must go on,” and it was published in this tri-state publication covering Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. Read the full article here as found on pages 1 and 7.  

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USDA to Provide Additional Direct Assistance to Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by the Coronavirus

October 8, 2020

US Department of Agriculture October 5, 2020 President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced up to an additional $14 billion dollars for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. Signup will run from September 21 and through December 11, 2020, for this […]

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Rebuild VA Expanded Eligibility and New Guidelines

September 29, 2020

Rebuild VA has expanded its eligibility criteria to allow more small businesses to apply.

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Peaks of Otter Soil and Water Conservation Survey

September 21, 2020

The Peaks of Otter Soil and Water Conservation District is updating its Strategic Plan.  The Strategic Plan guides the work of the District. Soliciting public input is an important part of this process. To receive this input, we have developed a short online survey.  If you are a Bedford resident, we would appreciate you taking […]

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Direct assistance available to help county residents

September 2, 2020

Bedford County residents who have suffered income loss or reduction due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for CARES Act assistance.

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Bedford County offering Non-profit CARES Act Grant program

August 27, 2020

The Bedford County Non-profit CARES Act Grant Program supports those recovering from the comprehensive impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and to assist with their expenses. 

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LiteSheet Solutions designs LED UV-C disinfecting cabinet

August 20, 2020

New product quickly disinfects critical gear, equipment and personal items to guard against COVID-19.

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Sentry Equipment and Erectors Celebrates 40 Years

August 19, 2020

The company has grown from a small storefront to a world class manufacturing facility.

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