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Recognizing the Completion of High Quality Regional Economic Development Plan on Eastern Shore

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development (RD) office in Virginia recognized the Accomack-Northampton Planning District Commission (A-NPDC) in March in Melfa, Va. for the completion of a high quality regional economic development plan for the Eastern Shore. “The agency is very proud of the hard work and dedication that the Eastern Shore region committed…

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Notice of Public Hearing

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Northampton County will hold a public hearing on March 22, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers, 16404 Courthouse Road, Eastville, Virginia, to solicit public input on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) proposal to be submitted to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for the Eastville Community Health Center project. Resident…

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Notice of Public Hearing

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Northampton County will hold a public hearing on March 14, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers, 16404 Courthouse Road, Eastville, Virginia, to solicit public input on local community development and housing needs in relation to Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for a project in our community. Information on the amount of funding…

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Governor McAuliffe Announces First Craft Brewery on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

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RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Black Narrows Brewing Company will create five new jobs and invest over $350,000 to open a new craft brewery in Accomack County.  The company, which will source 72% of its agricultural inputs from Virginia farmers, will be the first craft brewery on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. “Investments like…

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JLARC Releases Scathing Report on Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP)

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The Joint Legislative Audit & Review Commission (JLARC) has released a scathing report on the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP). JLARC had eight findings and 35 recommendations. Findings Summary VEDP is not an efficiently or effectively managed organization VEDP’s approach to marketing Virginia compromises its effectiveness VEDP’s marketing efforts do not fully adhere to any…

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