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Governor McAuliffe Announces 17 New Jobs in Essex County

December 19, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Blue Ridge Lumber Co., LLC will create seventeen new jobs and invest nearly $2.7 million at the company’s lumber yard in Essex County.


2018 Microsoft Grant Fund

December 19, 2017

Today, Microsoft announced the renewal of our 2018 Grant Fund. Entrepreneurs are invited to apply for funding to further develop and scale their products, services, and solutions to deliver affordable internet services and energy access to underserved markets around the world. 


VEDP Completes Strategic Plan for Economic Development of the Commonwealth

December 5, 2017

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) announced Friday that it has completed a five-year (FY19-FY23) Strategic Plan for Economic Development of the Commonwealth, as required by the Code of Virginia as part of VEDP reforms enacted by state leaders earlier this year.


Sherrin C. Alsop Elected VACo President for 2017-2018

November 16, 2017

Sherrin C. Alsop Elected VACo President for 2017-2018

The membership of the Virginia Association of Counties elected King and Queen County Supervisor Sherrin C. Alsop as 2017-2018 President during VACo’s 83rd Annual Conference in Bath County.


Homeland Films in West Point

November 6, 2017

Showtime series, Homeland, is currently filming scenes in West Point.


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