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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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Bedford County Company Selected to Participate in Virginia’s VALET Program

January 30, 2019

Two-year export program provides resources to support international business expansion.

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County Attorney to fill in as Interim Administrator through February 24

January 4, 2019

The Bedford County Board of Supervisors recently named County Attorney, Patrick J. Skelley II, Esq. as Interim County Administrator

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Seventh Annual Coyote Lottery Underway

December 14, 2018

With a jackpot of $3,000 funded entirely by local businesses and organizations, the Bedford County Agricultural Economic Development Advisory Board is hoping to entice hunters and trappers to participate in its seventh annual Coyote Lottery aimed at managing the growing threat of the predators on county livestock. Over the past several years the partnership between […]

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Liberty University receives GO Virginia Grant for new lab

December 13, 2018

Governor, Ralph Northam announces, Liberty University has been awarded a grant of nearly $275,000 to develop the Additive Manufacturing Partnership Lab (AMPL) in Forest.

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KMR Aviation to break ground on expansion

November 5, 2018

Ground breaking event for stakeholders and media to take place Nov. 8 at 10 a.m.

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Bedford ONE Kicks Off Tours for the 2018/19 School Year

November 5, 2018

Bedford ONE started the 2018-19 school year with tours in Forest and Bedford.

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Contractor named for Shell Building project in New London Business & Technology Center

November 5, 2018

Price Buildings, Inc. of Rocky Mount, VA has been awarded the contract to construct the 40,000 square foot shell building in the New London Business & Technology Center.

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