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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Funds Available for Workforce Training for Unemployed Virginians

If you have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Virginia has announced funding to allow you to pursue job training. Virginia Western Community College is offering assistance to area residents to take advantage of this opportunity.

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Franklin County Releases New Webpage for Local Broadband Initiative

Franklin County, VA is now hosting a new website dedicated to providing citizens and businesses the opportunity to take a deeper look into the County’s efforts to expand Broadband availability. These tools can be accessed from the existing Broad...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Franklin County Creates Pool to Assist Residents Impacted by COVID

Immediate Release: 8.21.20

The Franklin County Board of Supervisors has set aside $300,000 in CARES Act funding to assist local residents financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Franklin County citizens that have been laid-off, furloughed, or experi...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Franklin County Receives $4.7 Million Federal Grant for Summit View Business Park

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Virginia - On October 7th, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded a $4.7 million grant to Franklin County, Virginia, to s...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Franklin County and Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge Spotlight Collaborative Welcome New Water Tank

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, VA (October 28, 2020) A new water tank was erected this summer by the Western Virginia Water Authority at the Summit View Business Park along Hwy 220 in Franklin County. The water tank is 102.5-feet tall, holds 500,000 gallons of water an...

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