Author: Kyle Scott

Governor McAuliffe Announces $481,410 in USDA New Specialty Crop Block Grants for Virginia

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced an award of $481,410.50 in grant funding for 10 agriculture-related projects from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The grants will promote and enhance the competitiveness of Virginia’s specialty crops and create more economic development opportunities across the Commonwealth. The project awards resulted from a competitive grant process established by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) for the USDA’s Specialty Crop Block Grant funds. “As one of our largest private industries, agriculture plays a key role in supporting our efforts to build a new Virginia economy and create jobs...

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Governor McAuliffe Announces 2017 Recipient of Governor’s Award for Excellence in International Trade

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that QubicaAMF is the recipient of the 2017 Commonwealth of Virginia Governor’s Award for Excellence in International Trade. The award was presented at the 69th annual Virginia Conference on World Trade, held in Williamsburg. QubicaAMF, based in Mechanicsville, has been a participant in the Commonwealth’s international trade programs since 2014. Through the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program, the company has experienced international successes, growing its annual revenue by over 15 percent and increasing its Virginia-based employment by more than 25 percent. The Governor’s Award for Excellence in International Trade recognizes a Virginia...

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Northumberland’s Cable TV Moves to Atlantic Broadband

Northumberland County Supervisors last Thursday, October 12 adopted a resolution transferring the county’s cable television franchise from Metrocast to Atlantic Broadband. Metrocast was recently purchased by Atlantic Broadband, a subsidiary of Cogeco Communications, the 9th largest cable operator in the U.S. District 1 supervisor Joseph Self moved to adopt the resolution, District 3 supervisor James Long seconded the motion and the resolution was...

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Supervisor Election Forum to be held in Middlesex

A Middlesex County Candidates Election Forum for supervisor candidates, presented by the Rotary, Lions and Kiwanis clubs of Middlesex and the Southside Sentinel, will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 26, at the Hartfield Volunteer Fire Department pavilion. The doors will open to the public at 5:30 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to attend and learn more about the candidates, and to speak to them before and after the forum. The forum moderator will be Tom Hardin, executive editor of the Southside Sentinel. Candidates will be given an opportunity to introduce themselves and make...

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St. Margaret’s Daingerfield Merit Scholarship Makes a Difference For Girls

Tappahannock, VA (October 18, 2017) – The Daingerfield Merit scholarship provides funding to exceptional girls from around the region who apply to attend St. Margaret’s School as day students during grades 8-10. “We are so grateful to St. Margaret’s for the Daingerfield scholarship,” said Kia Ware. The Ware’s daughter is a now a junior and has attended St. Margaret’s since 9th grade “Not only is it a tremendous honor for us that the school faculty thinks so highly of our daughter’s character and academic performance, but it gives parents much needed help with tuition and budgeting for their entire high school experience at...

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