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Fed says Fifth District Economy Shows Moderate Growth

Virginia Business: April 15, 2021 The economy has grown “moderately” in recent weeks, with strong production increases, employment rising and consumer spending up in the Federal Reserve’s Fifth District, which includes Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia and Maryland, according to the latest edition of the Fed’s Beige Book, released […]

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Telework!VA Provides Telework Program Assistance

Last fall the CSPDC worked with Telework!VA consultant, Robin Mack to host a staff retreat on the benefits, challenges and best practices of teleworking. Ms. Mack surveyed staff and created a customized presentation for both employees and managers to better succeed in our new virtual workplace. Robin Mack and the […]

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American Rescue Bill

President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) in early March. The $1.9 trillion relief bill provides direct assistance to state and local governments along with billions of dollars for public health, vaccines, education, transportation, housing and more. In the CSPDC region, the counties of Augusta, Bath, […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information Resources

The Virginia Department of Health’s Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD) is responsible for distributing the COVID-19 vaccine throughout the CSPDC region. The CSHD has launched several helpful resources to ensure accurate information about vaccine distribution reaches the public. Residents can sign-up for CSHD’s weekly COVID-19 e-newsletter  or obtain further up-to-date […]

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Augusta County Awarded Fast Track Broadband Grant

Augusta Free Press; Nov. 9, 2020 Augusta County has been awarded a $567,063 grant for broadband funding from the Commonwealth of Virginia for the Swoope Tower Fixed Wireless and New Hope Telephone Cooperative fiber projects. Both projects will increase broadband connectivity to improve distance learning, telework, and telehealth capabilities in response to […]

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Augusta County Awarded Third Broadband Grant through CARES

Augusta County News; November 30, 2020 Augusta County has been awarded a third grant of $333,378 for broadband funding from the Commonwealth of Virginia as part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The Lingo Networks Fiber Project will serve an area between Churchville and […]

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