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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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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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