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Governor Northam Announces Flowers Foods to Invest $25 Million, Transform Bakery into Organic Facility in City of Lynchburg
Posted By Anna Bentson on January 09, 2020
Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Flowers Foods, one of the nation’s largest producers of packaged baked foods, will invest $25 million to expand and transform its Lynchburg bakery into…
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Celebrating Five Years of CO.STARTERS Graduates
Posted By Emelyn Gwynn on January 06, 2020
This spring will mark Opportunity Lynchburg's fifth year of CO.STARTERS in Lynchburg! CO.STARTERS is a nine-week program that equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the insights, relationships and tools needed to turn…
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Meet Your 2020 Spring CO.STARTERS Facilitators
Posted By Emelyn Gwynn on December 09, 2019
CO.STARTERS is a nine-week program that equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn business ideas into action and turn a passion into a sustainable and…
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Framatome opens SPEC 200 manufacturing facility in Lynchburg, Virginia
Posted By Anna Bentson on November 05, 2019
Framatome opened the new SPEC 200 manufacturing facility at its Operational Center of Excellence in Lynchburg, Virginia, completing the move of the factory from China to the U.S. The ribbon-cutting…
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CloudFit Software Announces Headquarters Location in the City of Lynchburg
Posted By Anna Bentson on October 25, 2019
On Friday, October 25, the City of Lynchburg, the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance and CloudFit Software announced that the company’s new headquarters will be in the historic Carter Glass Building…
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Starr Hill Announces New Location in Downtown Lynchburg
Posted By Anna Bentson on October 16, 2019
Starr Hill Brewery is excited to announce the opening of Starr Hill Brewery on Main in Downtown Lynchburg in early 2020. To celebrate the announcement, Starr Hill will host a…
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The Water Dog Awarded Virginia Restaurant of the Year
Posted By Anna Bentson on October 14, 2019
On Thursday, October 10, 2019, The Water Dog received The Ordinary Award in the category of Restaurant of the Year. The Ordinary Award, presented by the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association (VRLTA),…
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Economic Development Authority of the City of Lynchburg Announces New Appointment and Election of Officers
Posted By Anna Bentson on October 04, 2019
The Economic Development Authority of the City of Lynchburg is pleased to announce its newest member and officers for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. On September 10, Lynchburg City Council appointed…
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An Update on the Promise Program and Scholarship
Posted By btarpley on September 27, 2019
Last year, nonprofit organization Beacon of Hope launched the Promise Program, an educational incentive for all Lynchburg City Schools (LCS) high school students. The program offers the Stay Close, Go…
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Annual State of the City Address Scheduled for Monday, April 29th, Academy Center of the Arts
Posted By carrot on April 07, 2019
On Monday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m. in the newly-restored Academy Center of the Arts, 600 Main Street, Mayor Treney Tweedy and Vice Mayor Mary Jane Dolan will deliver the…
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