High School Voter Registration Challenge Begins Sept. 28, 2021

THE HIGH SCHOOL VOTER REGISTRATION CHALLENGE encourages schools to register as many of their voting-age population as possible. High schools that register at least 65 percent of their eligible senior class will receive a congratulatory certificate from the Governor. The annual competition, created in 2016, is the result of a collaboration between the Office of… Read More High School Voter Registration Challenge Begins Sept. 28, 2021

SWVA Employment Opportunities From the Richlands VEC – Sept. 24, 2021

AREA EMPLOYERS ARE CURRENTLY RECRUITING APPLICANTS FOR JOBS RECEIVED IN THE LAST 30 DAYS.  For information or referral instructions, please contact our office with the job order number.  Information on these positions, older job orders, jobs posted by other sources, and jobs throughout the state, can be obtained online at www.VaWorkConnect.com.  Please note that persons requesting specific information… Read More SWVA Employment Opportunities From the Richlands VEC – Sept. 24, 2021

NEA Big Read in October at the Russell County Public Library

                                                                      A New Wizard Comes to Town! Russell County Public Library is excited to celebrate the 2021 National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read program, featuring Ursula K. Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea! Join us as we discuss, celebrate, and create works of fantasy. See below an abbreviated list of community events in… Read More NEA Big Read in October at the Russell County Public Library

$2.5 Million in New Appalachian Regional Commission Grants Awarded

New grants will support entrepreneurship, workforce development, and infrastructure RICHMOND— Today it was announced that Virginia will receive more than $2.5 million in grants from the Appalachian Regional Commission’s (ARC) Partnership for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative. The funding will support broadband infrastructure expansion, workforce development, and job growth efforts through economic… Read More $2.5 Million in New Appalachian Regional Commission Grants Awarded