e-Region News & Events

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Agricultural Strategic Plan to be Released on Wednesday; Sponsors Unmanned Systems Symposium at Virginia Tech; Participates in Virginia Conference on World Trade

Agricultural Strategic Plan to be Released at Wednesday's Agriculture Summit at SWCC The current state of agriculture in the VCEDA region, areas of focus, suggested strategies and action items to help strenghten and grow agriculture as a target industry will be...

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VCEDA Helps Welcome New Manufacturer; Essential Roots & Herbs Receives Seed Capital Grant; Tazewell County Breaks Ground for Shell Building in The Bluestone

VCEDA Helps Russell County Welcome JENNCHEM VCEDA assisted in the location of a new manufacturing operation in Russell County that will bring 40 new jobs within three years and 50 new jobs within five years and a $5 million investment. JENNCHEM, LLC, an affiliate of...

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Southern Gap Outdoor Adventure Opens

Southern Gap Outdoor Adventure Opens  More outdoor recreation and tourism attractions opened up in the VCEDA region on May 19 when Southern Gap Outdoor Adventure cut the ribbon and opened the cabins and campground portion of their project in Buchanan County. VCEDA...

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VCEDA Honors Dr. Barbara Fuller

Also at its April 20 meeting, the VCEDA Board honored Dr. Barbara Fuller, Vice President of Academic & Student Services at Southwest Virginia Community College, for her service and efforts in education and economic development. In photo, Executive Director...

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VCEDA Assists New Data Center

VCEDA joined the Wise County IDA and Mark Gerard, president of DP Facilities, Inc., on April 19 at the Inn at Wise to announce the construction of a Mission Critical Tier III data center in the Lonesome Pine Business & Technology Park in Wise. DP Facilities South,...

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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
Email: mail@e-region.org


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.