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09
Nov
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posted on 11/09/2017 / 0 Comments

Do you want to turn your love for the outdoors into a business? Attend this free workshop on November 28 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM that will outline the opportunities, best practices, and steps required to launch a successful adventure tourism business. Learn tips from existing business owners and professionals on what it takes to launch a successful business. See all the outdoor recreation Russell County has to offer!

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04
Nov
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posted on 11/04/2015 / 0 Comments

The Town of Lebanon, which is the county seat for Russell County (Va.), received state funding during 2015 to begin revitalizing its downtown. The following was adapted from an article published in The Lebanon News, a weekly newspaper in our county. LEBANON, Va. – During a special meeting of the Lebanon Town Council on October 29, 2015, the council voted to proceed with improvements to crosswalks, sidewalks and street lighting in the original section of town. The Town of Lebanon, which is the county seat for Russell County (Va.), received state funding during 2015 to begin revitalizing its downtown. The following was …

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May
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posted on 05/27/2015 / 0 Comments

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 Virginia 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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27
Aug
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posted on 08/27/2014 / 0 Comments

ST. PAUL, Va. (Aug. 22, 2014) — In a bright red caboose in this small town, Terri Anne Funk rents out kayaks, canoes and inner tubes so people can enjoy something she’s loved for a while — the Clinch River.   Flowing for 135 miles in Virginia before spilling into Tennessee, the Clinch is one of the most biodiverse hotspots, said Brad Kreps, Clinch Valley program director at The Nature Conservancy. And it has recently become a driver for tourism in the region, with businesses like Funk’s and concerted efforts from a local organization, the Clinch River Valley Initiative. “We’ve always known …

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