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Social work professor to serve on state advisory board

One of Longwood University’s accomplished social work professors will soon be granting licenses to new members of her profession throughout the commonwealth. Virginia Gov. Ralph ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

$20 million more set aside for small businesses

Gov. Ralph Northam allocated an additional $20 million this week in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to the Rebuild VA economic ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Mecklenburg’s gift card match program returns

Mecklenburg County’s Gift Card Match Program has proven to be very successful in helping locally-owned restaurant, retail and service-based businesses make it through the strain ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Pearce named team member of the month

Todd Howell, vice president of professional services, VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital presented Sandra Pearce, respiratory therapist, the VCU Health CMH STAR Service Team Member of the ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Victoria restaurant to close Sept. 26

Next week the Victoria Restaurant is scheduled to close. Christopher Smith with the Victoria Restaurant confirmed that on Saturday, Sept. 26 the restaurant is tentatively ... Read more

4 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Beginning business in a pandemic

For most small businesses, the first year of operation is already packed with trials and tribulations. For a business having to overcome an economy-slowing pandemic ... Read more

6 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Funding for agriculture, forestry-based businesses available

Governor Ralph Northam recently announced a new way for local governments to support agriculture- and forestry-based businesses during the COVID-19 emergency through the governor’s Agriculture ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Lack of students hits economy hard

In a span of less than two weeks, Farmville has gone from being a two-college town to a no-college town in an effort to limit ... Read more

10 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Late restaurant founder remembered; Mildred Carter ‘got along with everybody’

    Mildred Williams Carter — the founder of Mildred’s Meals in Kenbridge — is being remembered by the community as a welcoming woman who never ... Read more

4 years ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Payne, Hankins advocate for businesses in Richmond

Officials with the Lunenburg County Chamber of Commerce advocated for small business at the Virginia General Assembly recently, meeting with legislators and their aides. Chamber ... Read more

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