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News from June 2019


Q1 Cost of Living Lowest in Commonwealth

June 26, 2019

Cost of Living composite index was 87.8, compared to Roanoke 89.6, Richmond 93.0, and Charlottesville, 100.1.

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Bedford County to break ground on Tower and Fiber Optic Infrastructure

June 14, 2019

By 2020, up to 95% of the county will have access to high-speed Internet service.

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Bedford County awarded $670,500 Tobacco Commission grant for Broadband

June 6, 2019

The grant comes one day after Comcast announced it would begin extending broadband services to more than 7,000 addresses around Smith Mountain Lake

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