News Releases

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

VCEDA Approves 14 New Grants

LEBANON, VA – JUNE 30, 2020 -- Fourteen new grants were awarded and other project changes were approved Tuesday by the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority. The board also approved its business development plan for the coming fiscal year. Members of the...

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VCEDA Approves COVID-19 Relief Loans

LEBANON, VA – APRIL 16, 2020 -- Loan funding of up to $740,000 to help offset the negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on local businesses in the coalfield region and at the Breaks Interstate Park was approved Thursday during a special called meeting of...

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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





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.