Northern Neck National Heritage Area

Northern Neck National Heritage Area Hosts Public Meetings in March For Immediate ReleaseFebruary 22, 2024 Contact: Jerry W. Davis, AICP, Executive DirectorOrganization: Northern Neck Planning District CommissionEmail: jdavis@nnpdc17.state.va.usPhone: (804) 333-1900 ext. 22 Warsaw – The public is invited to participate and provide input as planning for the future of the…

Continue reading

New Aquaponics Facility in the Northern Neck

On average, beef cattle consume six pounds of feed to produce one pound of beef. This 6:1 Feed Conversion Ratio (FCR) is well above the FCR for chicken, at about 2:1. Fish like tilapia can do better, according to Tammy Cole, Director of Operations at Healthy Harvest Fresh, in Warsaw.…

Continue reading

Northern Neck Broadband Project

First Northumberland County Customer Connected LOTTSBURGH [September 27, 2023]—All Points Broadband connected its first customer in Northumberland County today. Partly funded by a grant from the Virginia Telecommunications Initiative (VATI), Northumberland County’s universal broadband coverage is part of the Northern Neck Broadband Project, a large and complex undertaking that began…

Continue reading

A River Oasis

The 4th Quarter issue of VEDP’s Virginia Economic Review has a feature on the Northern Neck. Click here to view it.

Continue reading

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $365,000 in the Northern Neck

$365,000 in CARES Act Funding to Boost Economic Development Programs Critical to Helping the Northern Neck Region of Virginia Respond to Coronavirus Thursday, July 2, 2020 WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $365,000 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Northern Neck…

Continue reading

COVID-19 Resources for Small Businesses

Economic Injury Disaster Loans – Are Virginia Small Companies Eligible?  YES What is it?  The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). EIDL loans are 30 year…

Continue reading