News Releases

Here you will find news releases in and around Virginia's e-Region.

D&LP Awarded VCEDA Seed Capital Grant

DUNGANNON, VA – MARCH 25, 2020 -- It’s not everyone that has a miniature steam railroad on their property, but Dave Powers in Dungannon, Va., has just that. Powers opened D&LP, which stands for “Dave ‘n the Little People,” which when it opens in late summer will...

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Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority

P.O. Box 1060
527 East Main Street
Lebanon, Virginia 24266
Phone: 1-800-735-9999


In response to the COVID-19 Virus, the VCEDA Board meeting scheduled for April 16, 2020 has been postponed until further notice. 



Southwest Virginia's e-Region is marketed by the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority - VCEDA - a regional economic development organization created by Virginia's General Assembly in 1988 to enhance and diversify the economic base of the seven-county, one-city, coal-producing region in southwestern Virginia.  Since its creation, VCEDA has helped create more than 20,000 jobs.