What is an Opportunity Zone?

Kristina RamseyConnect BV

Opportunity Zones are census tracts generally composed of economically distressed communities that qualify for the Opportunity Zone designation according to criteria outlined in 2017’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Since the passage of the law, Opportunity Zones have been designated in all 50 states in the US, the District of Columbia, and five US possessions (American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto … Read More

VA 811 – Dig with CARE


Utility operators maintain the underground pipes and wires that serve your home. Part of their maintenance program is to mark their lines whenever someone places a “notice” or “ticket” with the Virginia 811 center. Utility operators mark any underground line that is directly in the way of construction, or even near it. If your lawn is marked and you didn’t know about it, then either your neighbors are planning some work, a utility operator is planning maintenance or repair, or the Virginia Department of Transportation, or your Town, City, or County is planning excavation work.

Inoperable Motor Vehicles


As part of the City’s continuing efforts to improve the safety and appearance of our neighborhoods, the Department of Community and Economic Development and the Sheriff’s Office wish to inform and remind residents and business owners that automobiles without current license plates and state inspections may not be stored in public view.