Local Employment Opportunities From the VEC – Sept. 10, 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… Read More Local Employment Opportunities From the VEC – Sept. 10, 2021

Eight SWVA Economic Development Projects to Receive Pilot Grants

PROJECTS INCLUDE THE RE-PURPOSING OF ABANDONED MINE LAND; REVITALIZATION OF LOCAL ECONOMIES RICHMOND, VA SEPT. 10, 2021 — Governor Ralph Northam and Congressman Morgan Griffith today announced eight new projects to receive funding from Virginia’s Abandoned Mine Land Economic Revitalization grant program. The program is administered by the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy and… Read More Eight SWVA Economic Development Projects to Receive Pilot Grants

St. Paul First Baptist Conserves Its Stained Glass Windows

© Jerry F. Couch NEXT YEAR THE ST. PAUL FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH WILL ENTER ITS SECOND CENTURY. The church was organized in 1922 with initial meetings taking place in rented or borrowed quarters. In April of`1923 the church purchased three lots on the corner of Wise Street and Fourth Avenue from Ollie M. Shadeed. We… Read More St. Paul First Baptist Conserves Its Stained Glass Windows