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3B Consulting To Establish Headquarters In Russell County

posted on July 17, 2015 / 0 Comments

3B Consulting Services, LLC, a consulting and engineering company that has served Southwest Virginia since 2012, announced at a news conference held July 17, 2015, that it plans to invest $2.5 million to es-tablish its headquarters in Russell County. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and several other dignitar-ies were on hand to celebrate the project’s groundbreaking. To learn more about 3B Consulting, visit The company plans to invest $2.5 million and add 15 new jobs. LEBANON, Va. – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Friday, July 17, 2015, that 3B Consulting Services, LLC, a consulting and engineering service firm involved in environmental and construction …

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An official ribbon cutting for the opening of a Holiday Inn Express and Suites was held on May 27, 2015, in Lebanon, Virginia. The project was possible through major funding from the Virgin-ia Coalfield Economic Development Authority (VCEDA), the Virginia Small Business Financing Authority and Cumberland Plateau Planning District Commission. The content below was adapted from an article by Heather Powers from The Lebanon News, a weekly newspaper in our county. LEBANON, Va. – An official ribbon cutting was held for Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Lebanon, Virginia, on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. The project was a collaborative effort between many …

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Rural U.S. Onshoring of Information Technology

posted on August 25, 2014 / 0 Comments

The Challenges Creating jobs, increasing U.S. competitiveness, and protecting national security Among the challenges facing government leaders today are creating jobs, increasing the competitiveness of the American workforce, and protecting the security of our nation. The worst recession since the 1930s has resulted in extensive commercial layoffs and the steepest declines in state tax receipts on record, threatening hundreds of thousands of public sector jobs. Rural U.S. communities in particular are struggling with continuing job losses in the agricultural, manufacturing, mining, and automotive industries. The challenge for many rural areas is transforming from a commodity-based economy to one that is knowledge driven. That means …