VCU Groundbreaking


VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital held a groundbreaking event on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the future site of the new hospital located at 1755 North Mecklenburg Avenue in South Hill, Virginia. 

The new 166,700 square foot technologically-advanced facility will feature 70 private patient rooms and baths, including 10 intensive-coronary care rooms, four LDRPs (single room obstetrical care) and bariatric rooms that are specially equipped with ceiling mounted lifts to ensure patient and staff safety.

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Charlotte County Public Schools is currently working with Mid-Atlantic Broadband and Microsoft to bring wireless broadband to rural areas of the county.

According to Charlotte County Public Schools Superintendent Nancy Leonard, “Our school system is faced with real challenges of having our students and their families obtain affordable access to broadband internet services. Our instructional methods and technology continue to progress to


The VGA is proud to share this great news for our entire region!


Once again, history will be made at Longwood.

The Commission on Presidential Debates has named Longwood to host the single vice‑presidential debate for the 2016 election. We will welcome the candidates to campus for the debate in Willett Hall on October 4, 2016 — with America and the world watching.

I believe that no campus in America could be more fitting for this remarkable and great responsibility in our democratic process. Having recently celebrated the 175th anniversary of our founding in 1839, we are among

Through the support of the Southside Virginia Education Center Board of Directors, Greensville County and the City of Emporia have initiated a partnership with Iowa-based nonprofit ACT to become one of the first Certified Work Force Ready Communities in Virginia. Through a region-specific version of the ACT Work Ready Communities program, the certification will help the community create the infrastructure and policies that support local workforce development and training systems for existing and future clients.

Secretary of Commerce and Trade, Maurice Jones attended the kickoff vowing support from the

Acquisition will enable growth in wireless infrastructure and services

South Boston, VA – June 24, 2015 – Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation (MBC), a leading non-profit wholesale network transport provider in Southern Virginia, today announced that it has successfully acquired the Tower Services Division of Gamewood Technology Group, Inc.  MBC will establish a new wholly owned subsidiary, MBC Towers, Inc.

As the use of mobile devices and demand for wireless broadband continue to grow, a key component of expanding broadband coverage in rural Virginia is access to more tower sites. While wireless technologies may change over time, the need for more towers and fiber to connect those towers will continue to expand as the

Governor Terry McAuliffe signed Executive Order 43 today, establishing the Virginia Unmanned Systems Commission to bring public and private sector experts together to make recommendations on how to make Virginia the national leader in unmanned systems.

"Capitalizing on Virginia’s advantagesin the unmanned systems industry is key to building a new Virginia economy," said Governor McAuliffe. "This executive order will lay the foundation for my administration's efforts to make this Commonwealth the world's leader in unmanned systems and seize the enormous economic opportunities that accompany growing this industry.

The Virginia Unmanned Systems Commission will be a key asset in charting the way forward to grow this industry and create new, good jobs and economic opportunities across the Commonwealth.