Bedford County Public Schools and Bedford County Office of Economic Development hold Career and Technical Education (CTE) Signing Day
(Bedford,VA)—On Thursday, May 4, 2023 Bedford County Public Schools and the Bedford County Office of Economic Development partnered together to hold a special Career and Technical Education (CTE) Signing Day ceremony for students who are entering the workforce or military. The event at Susie G. Gibson Science and Technology Center celebrated nearly 20 graduating seniors […]
April 11, 2023 On April 11, 2023, our office teamed up with other local area leaders to serve as panel judges for the 2nd Annual Civic Recharge Innovation Challenge hosted by Liberty University’s School of Business. Dr. Roger Bingham spearheaded the event and Dr. Laura Hatfield’s Special Events Management Class organized the evening and was […]
The February 1, 2023 Ag Board meeting has been postponed until February 8, 2023. We apoligize for the short notice. If you have questions, please call 540-587-5670.
(Bedford, VA)—The Bedford County Office of Economic Development is excited to announce the award of $63,750 from Governor Glenn Youngkin’s Virginia Business Ready Sites Program (VBRSP). According to Bedford County Director of Economic Development Pam Bailey, the money will be used to study 174 acres inside the New London Business and Technology Center, an industrial […]
The Bedford Area Resource Council (BARC), a stakeholder group that explores solutions to community issues, has reported that we have a severe shortage of childcare providers in Bedford County. As we explore the current situation from a workforce perspective, please answer this short Employer Childcare Survey which will help the Bedford County Office of Economic […]
The Bedford County Board of Supervisors recently appointed Melody Divers to represent District 6 on the Bedford County Agriculture Economic Development Advisory Board (Ag Board). Mrs. Divers is the co-owner of Chapel Creek Farms in Montvale and serves as its chief marketer and event planner. When asked why she would like to serve on the […]
For Immediate Release: August 8, 2022 Contact: Scott Baker Senior Extension Agent, Virginia Cooperative Extension (540) 586-7675 email@example.com Spotted lanternfly confirmed in Bedford County (Bedford, VA)—The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) says the spotted lanternfly has recently been confirmed in Bedford County. The spotted lanternfly is an exotic, invasive insect with no […]