Notice: CDBG application Public Hearing 5/30 & 6/6

Tom RobertsNews

The City will be apply for a Community Development Block Grant on behalf of Mountain Gateway Community College to help fund equipment for their new Wilson Workforce Center, currently under construction. There will be two public hearings, one this Thursday 5/30/2024 and one next week, 6/6/2024. See details below. City of Buena Vista and Mountain Gateway Community College CDBG Community … Read More

Office Closure Notice

Sarah BurchNews

The General District / Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court Clerk’s office will be closed for renovations from May 23, 2024, through June 3, 2024.

Notice: Real Estate & Personal Property Tax Tickets Mailed, Due June 5

Kristina RamseyNews

All 2023/2024 Real Estate and 2024 Personal Property Tax Tickets have been mailed and are due by June 5, 2024. It is the responsibility of the taxpayer to see that the proper tax bill is received and paid on time. Office hours are 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday. For any questions or assistance, please call (540) 261-8620 or (540) … Read More

Tourism Event Sponsorship Opportunity Open

Kristina RamseyNews

LEXINGTON, Va. (May 6, 2024) – Rockbridge Regional Tourism Board is pleased to offer a sponsorship opportunity for local tourism events in Lexington, Buena Vista, and Rockbridge County. The window for Round 7 sponsorship applications is May 6–May 30, 2024. Awards will be announced in late June. Applicants must be organizers of an event occurring between July and December 2024 and located within … Read More

Greenwood Cemetery to be dedicated May 20

Kristina RamseyNews

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 7, 2024 Buena Vista, VA (May 2024) — Greenwood Cemetery in Buena Vista will be dedicated on May 20, nearly 135 years after its founding and 75 years after the last burial was conducted there. Located on East First Street, Greenwood Cemetery was established in 1890 by the City of Buena Vista as a pauper cemetery serving … Read More

$650,000 Grant Awarded for Wilson Workforce Development Center Project in Buena Vista

Kristina RamseyNews

Buena Vista, VA (April 2024) — Mountain Gateway Community College Real Estate Foundation (MGCC) and the City of Buena Vista proudly announce the acquisition of a substantial grant from the Industrial Revitalization Fund (IRF), totaling $650,000, to advance the transformation of the historic Courtesy Ford facility into the Wilson Workforce Development Center. This joint effort, supported by the IRF program, … Read More

Boxerwood and BV Secure Grant for Education and Tree Planting

Kristina RamseyNews

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 22, 2024 Buena Vista, VA (April 2024) – The momentum continues to build in Buena Vista with a significant stride towards enhancing the local environment. This week city leaders announced receipt of a three-year grant to increase the tree canopy within City limits. Secured through a first-time partnership between Boxerwood and the City of Buena Vista, the … Read More

29th Street Paving

Tom RobertsNews

Milling and paving on 29th Street (Route 60) beginning at Beech Avenue and going east to the City line will begin Monday, April 1st 2024. The road will remain open for traffic for the duration of the project, but lanes will be restricted and speed reduced. Work will be performed from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM. No street parking is … Read More

Public Notice for the June 18, 2024 Primary Elections

Kristina RamseyNews

PUBLIC NOTICE for the June 18, 2024, Primary in Buena Vista, Virginia In-person, early voting for Buena Vista City voters will be available at the location, dates, and hours listed below beginning Friday, May 3, and ending Saturday, June 15. Address: 2039 Sycamore Ave. in the office of RegistrarHours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. AND Saturdays, June 8 and 15, from 9:00 … Read More

Construction Begins for “Town Square” Project in Advance of Timber Frame Build Weekend

Kristina RamseyNews

News ReleaseMarch 22, 2024 For Immediate Release Buena Vista, VA (March 2024) – The sound of construction and the sight of bustling activity mark the beginning of an exciting chapter in Buena Vista as construction officially kicks off for the long-awaited “Town Square” Project. With the highly anticipated pavilion build project scheduled for April 5-9, the community is rallying together … Read More