GO Virginia Region 3 News

Keep up to date with the latest GO Virginia Region 3 news stories, including project grants, economic development initiatives and more.

Bringing Education To Rural Homes With Broadband Internet

August 22, 2018

It’s getting easier for students in Southern Virginia to do their homework thanks to Jeremy Satterfield and a few of his friends. TV White Space (TVWS) Homework Gap, an initiative […]

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Of Relationships and Workforce Readiness

August 22, 2018

Dr. Julie Brown is spreading the word about workforce ready communities, and GO Virginia is lending a hand. “We’re very excited about what’s happening,” Brown says. “GO Virginia is a […]

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The Power of Partnership Between Schools and Employers

August 22, 2018

Keith Harkins, Vice President of Workforce Development at Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC), knows the power of partnership. SVCC’s Power Line Worker Training Program, now in its third year, is […]

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Bringing Historic Justice to Henrietta Lacks’ Legacy

August 22, 2018

The concept for a cancer research and treatment center to be located in Halifax County had an unusual beginning….it started with a book on the New York Times bestseller list. […]

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The Problem of Hiring Local Talent – and The Promise of Work Ready Communities

August 22, 2018

“We all wear our county hats, but as a region we’re more powerful.” Linda Green, Director of Economic Development for the Southern Virginia Regional Alliance, made this timely observation at […]

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