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The Nuts and Bolts of Small Business Workshop was filmed at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College and hosted by the Alleghany Highlands Economic Development Corporation. Virginia Community Capital lead the conversation with guests from Sonabank, Small Business Administration, The Advancement Foundation, and U.S. Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.  Video Here.


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The Advancement Foundation along with multiple partners created this Entrepreneurial Needs Assessment to provide a platform for entrepreneurs to connect with support and resources that advance their business goals. This brief assessment is the first step in helping us develop your 360 Degree Business and Entrepreneur Development Plan. All information is treated with strict confidentiality.  Entrepreneurial Needs Survey Here.

The Advancement Foundation appreciates your commitment to join this network of community and business leaders willing to share their expertise and experience to help ensure the success of small business development in our community. Please fill out the survey below to begin the process of becoming a part of our Mentor Network!  Mentor Network Survey Here.


Governor Northam Announces WestRock to Upgrade Covington and Alleghany County Operations
COVINGTON—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that WestRock Company, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, will invest $248.4 million in its manufacturing operations in the City of Covington and Alleghany County over a five-year period. These investments will be used to purchase new equipment designed to improve productivity at the paper mill and extruding facility, as well as to increase employee training.  Full release here.


Please visit The Alleghany Highlands Artisans Shops.  By making purchases through this site, you are supporting entrepreneurs whose hand-made products reflect the talent and innovation native to the Alleghany Highlands of Virginia.

The Alleghany Highlands is a natural choice for large companies, small businesses, individuals and families. We’re pro-business and family friendly. Good schools are an advantage for families with children and companies that want well-educated employees. Low taxes benefit everyone.

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Covington Farm & Fuel, LLC Gives Their Perspective On Being A Small Business Owner

Covington Farm & Fuel, LLC By: Terri McClung This is the sixth in the series of interviews conducted by the Alleghany Highlands Economic Development Corporation about small business entrepreneurship in our area. The Alleghany Highlands Economic Development Corporation offers entrepreneurial services, one-on-one business planning assistance, training, mentoring and operational assistance to existing local small businesses […]

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Alleghany Highlands Economic Development Corporation Honors Small Business For Contribution To The Highlands

By Terri McClung Alleghany Highlands Economic Development Corporation This is the fifth in the series of interviews conducted by the Alleghany Highlands Economic Development Corporation about small business entrepreneurship in our area. The Alleghany Highlands Economic Development Corporation offers entrepreneurial services. We provide one-on-one business planning assistance, training, mentoring and operational assistance to existing local […]

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