State legislators from Southwest Virginia are asking for up to $65 million to plan the inland port site, acquire the land and then build the facility. If successful, the new port would likely be located between Wytheville and Bristol.
The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine are about a mile from the old American Viscose factory site, and both are looking to grow soon. Not only could the renovated factory be a site for expansion, it could offer more rental housing and fun space to attract students and young researchers.
Developer Ed Walker wants to bring apartments, restaurants, small businesses and artists to the sprawling century-old manufacturing campus at the base of Mill Mountain – without losing sight of its gritty industrial history.
A roundup of action in the General Assembly on Friday.
AFID was created as a way to boost agriculture and forestry businesses that would otherwise be too small to qualify for state incentives. A decade later, more than $12 million has been awarded, and the governor wants to put more money into the program.
The six-month delay in bringing legal action against Bristol Women’s Health should bar the landlords from terminating its lease, the response by the clinic’s lawyer says.
State Sen. Todd Pillion, R-Washington County, says he’ll push for a “substantial” budget amendment to pursue more study of a second inland port.
More than $2 million in state aid has been disbursed to residents of Hurley whose homes were damaged or destroyed in a flash flood more than a year ago, the governor’s office announced Wednesday. But a shortage of available contractors and a need for documentation may be hampering efforts to distribute more money. The money, […]
The Omni Homestead has spent $4.6 million reconstructing the pool houses over the famous warm springs where presidents and others have “taken the waters.”
The governor rolled out his proposed amendments to the biennial state budget Thursday. Local lawmakers applauded Youngkin’s proposal to set aside more emergency funds for Buchanan County flood victims.