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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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Governor Northam Announces Framatome Inc. to Relocate Corporate Headquarters to City of Lynchburg
Posted By carrot on April 04, 2018
~ Major international player in the nuclear energy market moves from North Carolina to Virginia ~ Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Framatome, a designer and supplier of nuclear steam…
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Governor Northam Announces 34 New Jobs in the City of Lynchburg
Posted By carrot on March 20, 2018
Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Tessy Plastics, a premier molder of custom injection molded plastic components, will invest $9.2 million to expand its manufacturing operation to accommodate a new…
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Economic Development Authority of the City of Lynchburg Announces Newest Member
Posted By carrot on March 08, 2018
The Office of Economic Development & Tourism and the Economic Development Authority of the City of Lynchburg is pleased to announce the naming of Rex D. Geveden of BWX Technologies,…
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State of the City Address and Mayor’s Awards on February 26
Posted By carrot on February 16, 2018
On Monday, February 26 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chamber, City Hall, 900 Church Street, Mayor Joan Foster and Vice Mayor Treney Tweedy will deliver the 2018 State…
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Facebook and the National Endowment for the Arts will present sessions at the 2018 Create Lynchburg Conference, February 24
Posted By carrot on February 08, 2018
The City of Lynchburg Office of Economic Development & Tourism, the Small Business Development Center, and the Academy Center of the Arts host the second annual Create Lynchburg Conference on…
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Lynchburg Arts Generates $10.8 Million in Economic Activity and Supports 251 Jobs Annually
Posted By carrot on July 24, 2017
The nonprofit arts and culture industry generates more than $10.8 million in annual economic activity in the City of Lynchburg—supporting 251 full-time equivalent jobs and generating $962,000 in local and…
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Lynchburg City Ranks High for Health and Happiness
Posted By carrot on April 21, 2017
Our community thrives on health and happiness. The combination of the two adds to the longevity and overall experience in a region. If you have been a Lynchburg resident for…
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March 2017 Arts & Culture Deadline
Posted By carrot on February 06, 2017
The next deadline for applications to the James River Arts & Cultural District Program is March 1, 2017. The CIty's Arts & Cultural District Program is intended to attract citizens,…
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Lynchburg Office of Economic Development Director Nominated for NextGen Public Service Award
Posted By carrot on August 18, 2016
Lynchburg Director of Economic Development, Marjette Upshur, was recently named a NextGen Public Service Awards Finalist. Hosted by the Young Government Leaders and GovLoop, finalists for the annual NextGen Public Service…
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