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Economic Development Authority Awarded $60K grant for Floyd 5&10 Loan program
Congressman Griffith announced $60K grant for economic development in Floyd County READ MORE >>

Appalachian Regional Commission Names Lydeana Martin as Appalachian Leadership Institute Fellow
Martin to Represent Virginia in Intensive Regional Leadership Development Program  READ MORE >>

Rural Floyd Enjoys the Flash of High Speed Internet
“Floyd has put the pieces together in truly masterful fashion”, says Evan Feinman.  READ MORE >>

Blazing fast internet coming to Floyd:  In online race, rural Floyd Co surging ahead
Citizens Telephone Cooperative plans to install enough high-speed fiber optic cable to surpass much bigger localities.  READ MORE >>

Thomas Industrial Fabrication Coming to Floyd County
April 17, 2019 — Floyd County today announced that Thomas Industrial Fabrication is moving to Floyd, VA.  The project will bring 28 full-time jobs to the County. READ MORE >>

Floyd County Awarded Economic Development Grant from Appalachian Power
Appalachian Power has awarded a $20,000 grant to the Floyd County Economic Development Authority to support programs and initiatives to attract industry and encourage business expansion.  READ MORE >>


Medina Mercantile Takes Top Prize at the Floyd C4 Business Development Series
The 4th annual Floyd C4 came to a dramatic conclusion on Monday night, as 8 of the participants gave their best pitch to judges. READ MORE >>

Floyd Grown, Helps Businesses Grow and Succeed
2018 Fall/Winter, Floyd Virginia Magazine.  Last year, in an effort to support the vital work being done in the farm, food, and forestry sectors Floyd County began the “Floyd Grown” project.  READ MORE >>

Business Appreciation & Resource Sharing Lunch
May 14, 2018 – The Floyd County Economic Development Office, the Town of Floyd, and the Tourism office will share updates on resources available to Floyd county business through their offices, including new logo use. READ MORE >>

Floyd company shines a light on Blue Ridge craftsmanship
May 12, 2018 – Tim Burke and his apprentice Dale Schemm don’t speak as they move in synchrony READ MORE >>

Crenshaw Lighting Expanding in Floyd County
April 17, 2018 – Floyd County announced today that Crenshaw Lighting is expanding in Floyd, Virginia. READ MORE >>

Photo Credit: Crenshaw Lighting Facebook Page.

Photo Credit: Crenshaw Lighting Facebook Page.

Floyd County receives $20,000 for Ag-Forestry Value-Chain Enhancement Program
December 8, 2016 – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today the award of three planning grants from the Governor’s Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development (AFID) Fund. READ MORE >>

Floyd County receives $40,000 for Entrepreneurs and Value-Chain Enhancement Program
November 16, 2016 – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced nearly $202,600 in Building Entrepreneurial Economies (BEE) grant awards… READ MORE >>

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