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Recent News


Educational Fence Day held at Liberty FFA Land Lab

February 22, 2021

Fence building demonstration and competition held for adults.

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Bedford Tree Grant Project to Launch in Spring

February 17, 2021

This grant and the EDA’s match will help beautify the corner by adding grass and trees along the sidewalk.

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2020 Virginia Home Sales Soar

January 29, 2021

Despite the pandemic and economic downturn, there were 13,603 more Virginia home sales in 2020 than there were in 2019.

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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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