Economic Development and Incentives

Virginia Economic Development Partnership
Virginia Department of Business Assistance
Community Development Block Grants
Virginia Small Business Financing Authority
Virginia Employment Commission
Virginia Jobs Investment Program
LENOWISCO Planning District Commission
Cumberland Plateau Planning District Commission


Dickenson County

Lee County

Russell County Chamber of Commerce

Russell County Industrial Development Authority

Scott County Chamber of Commerce                                                                                         

Scott County Economic Development / Chamber of Commerce

Tazewell County

Tazewell Area Chamber of Commerce

Wise County

Wise County Chamber of Commerce

City of Norton

Buchanan County IDA

St. Paul, Virginia


Appalachian Power
Old Dominion Power / Kentucky Utilities
Powell Valley Electric Cooperative
Tennessee Valley Authority
Verizon Communications
Scott County Telephone Cooperative

Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority
Virginia Tourism
Breaks Interstate Park
Spearhead Trails
Trail of the Lonesome Pine
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Natural Tunnel State Park
Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park 
Historic Crab Orchard Museum and Pioneer Park
Barter Theatre
Virginia Highlands Festival
Bristol Motor Speedway
illiam King Museum of Art

Birthplace of Country Music Museum


Tri-Cities Regional Airport
Bluefield / Mercer County Airport
Tazewell County Airport
Lonesome Pine Airport
Virginia Highlands Airport
Virginia Department of Transportation
Norfolk Southern Corporation
CSX Transportation
Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens (AASC)
Four County Transit


University of Virginia's College at Wise
Bluefield College
Appalachian School of Law
Appalachian College of Pharmacy
Southwest Virginia Community College
Mountain Empire Community College
Old Dominion University (Teletechnet)
Bluefield State College
Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center
Emory & Henry College
King University
Virginia Highlands Community College
Concord University
Lincoln Memorial University
Virginia Intermont College
East Tennessee State University
Virginia Tech
Radford University
Northeast State Technical Community College
Wytheville Community College
Alice Lloyd College
Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research
Virginia Department of Education

Other Agencies

Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy

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Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission

Southwest Virginia Workforce Investment Board


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Lebanon, Virginia 24266
Ph: 800.735.9999