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Blue Ridge Community College Unveils New BioSciences Building

(Weyers Cave VA)  – Blue Ridge Community College unveiled its new biosciences building Tuesday.

Construction on the brand-new facility, which cost about $22 million started last summer. The building will be home to the school's nursing department, as well as new paramedic and biomanufacturing programs.

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— News Leader    August 6, 2019  

Beverley Hotel Renovations Almost Complete

(Staunton VA)  – After sitting empty for years, renovations on the Beverley Hotel are almost finished. Once crews finish up, there will be 28 new apartments and two new commercial spaces.

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— WHSV   August 2, 2019   

Staunton Creative Community Fund Brings Startup Experience to BRCC

The Startup Experience is a globally-used, two-day intensive workshop created to spark entrepreneurship and successful start-up businesses. SCCF is trained and has the resources to bring this experience to the Valley on July 19 and 20 at Blue Ridge Community College. 

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 Debbie Irwin, Executive Director, SCCF  www.  May 20, 2019 

Governor Northam Announces $1.4 Million in Grants to Support Restoration of Brownfield Sites

The Governor Ralph Northam today announced approximately $1.4 million in Virginia Brownfields Restoration and Economic Redevelopment Assistance Fund (VBAF) Site Remediation Grants for eight localities in the Commonwealth, including Amherst, Pittsylvania, and Russell Counties; the Cities of Charlottesville and Staunton; and the Towns of Bedford, Big Stone Gap, and Vinton.

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— Virginia Governor - Ralph Northam  February 27, 2019 

City to Receive $431,200 Grant for Staunton Crossing

The City of Staunton will receive a $431,200 grant award through the Virginia Brownfields Restoration and Economic Redevelopment Fund (VBAF) for Staunton Crossing.

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— City of Staunton ( February 25, 2019 

 City Gets 8.7 million for Staunton Crossing

The City of Staunton will soon be utilizing $8.7 million in grant funding to further prepare Staunton Crossing for new development.

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— City of Staunton ( October 30, 2018 

 Department of Economic Development Launches New Marketing Tool

We’re telling the Staunton story to developers and prospective businesses with our new smart books! The smart book uses video to tell developers why they should #chooseStaunton. Staunton happens to be the first locality to use this modern marketing tool to attract new business!

— City of Staunton (@StauntonCityVA) October 23, 2018

Returning Valley Natives Fuel Local Economy's Youth, Growth 

The News Leader

October 9, 2018

(STAUNTON, Va.) -- There's an uptick in the younger generation moving to the Shenandoah Valley. They're opening new businesses. Have new ideas. And they want to do it in and around Staunton.

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Staunton's West End Could Benefit From Opportunity Zones Program

NBC 29

August 20, 2018

(STAUNTON, Va.) -- There’s a new incentive for entrepreneurs to invest in Staunton’s west end. Two areas in the city have been accepted into the federal Opportunity Zones program, which incentivizes investors to develop areas in need of revitalization.

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14 Years In The Making 
Richmond Magazine

June 20, 2018

(STAUNTON, Va.) -- Two Richmond developers transform Staunton's former Western State Hospital into The Blackburn Inn, a luxurious boutique hotel and restaurant.

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New Flight Service Soars at Valley Airport
The News Leader

May 17, 2018

(STAUNTON, Va.) -- The first month for Skywest was a reported success for the new flight service offered at the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport.

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Frontier Center to see Aldi, Bojangles' Open
The News Leader

May 1, 2018

(STAUNTON, Va.) --  Frontier Center will be seeing two new stores opening in May. Aldi and Bojangles' are set to open in the coming weeks.

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