The New River Valley Regional Commission board of directors, comprised of elected officials and citizen appointees across the region recently honored their award recipients for 2020.
The Regional + Local Housing Study is nearly complete! After hearing that several localities within the region were grappling over similar housing concerns, the Commission sought funding from the Virginia Housing Development Authority to conduct a regional housing study.
Use of New River is quite high these days. The air is hot, the river is cool, and you can buy or rent a boat just about anywhere. For the past sixteen years after enjoying a summer of floating, residents of the New River Valley have gathered together in a day of celebrating the river, the end of summer and the start of the new semester
The NRVRC is in the process of updating the New River Valley Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) document for 2020. The CEDS provides a review of economic data and conditions for NRVRC jurisdictions, identifies goals and strategies that help to addresses these regional issues, and prioritizes regional economic development projects that the region can undertake to achieve these goals.
Doodle dust is the nickname for the dust and slag byproduct produced by the acid plant along Peaks Creek between 1904 and 1968.
Help us recognize the people who make an impact in the New River Valley! We need you to nominate worthy candidates for this year’s awards program. The Commission is accepting nominations for our regional awards until March 13th.
This winter and spring, the New River Valley will host two new small business development programs in Giles and Montgomery counties, with both the Giles County Tourism Office and the Millstone Kitchen at Price’s Fork school developing business plan ‘pitch’ competitions.
NRVRC staff completed the 2019 update to the region’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) document. In addition to the full CEDS report, the NRVRC develops a ‘consumer version’ of the report that summarizes economic development trends and CEDS goals and strategies, and provides a listing of each year’s top priority CEDS projects.