Five Local Events Receive Regional Tourism Sponsorship

Kristina RamseyNews

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 23, 2021 Five Local Events Receive Regional Tourism Sponsorship LEXINGTON, Va. (November 23, 2021) – The Rockbridge Regional Tourism Board has awarded more than $9,500 to local event planners in phase two of their event sponsorship program, an initiative approved in March 2021 to assist with COVID recovery in 2021 and 2022. The second round of … Read More

Lexington & the Rockbridge Area Tourism and the City of Buena Vista bring LOVE to Downtown Buena Vista

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NEWS RELEASE: VTC LOVEwork in Buena Vista, Virginia Lexington & the Rockbridge Area Tourism and the City of Buena Vista bring LOVE toDowntown Buena Vista, Virginia. Visitors encouraged to take pictures and share on social mediawith #LOVEVA and #LoveBuenaVistaVA Buena Vista, Virginia (11/22/21)– The City of Buena Vista, Virginia will host Virginia Tourism’s life-sizedLOVE artwork from 11/23/21 to 12/3/2021 at … Read More

Halloween 2021

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Some communities choose the date, time, and other restrictions associated with Halloween trick-or-treating, the City of Buena Vista does not. We encourage those that choose to participate in trick-or-treating to plan ahead and exercise caution. Citizens are encouraged to use flashlights when walking on neighborhood streets and to supervise children as they go from house to house. We also encourage … Read More

2021 Leaf Collection Schedule

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Leaf collection in Buena Vista will begin on November 1, 2021. Leaves should be placed adjacent to the curb or pavement prior to 7 am on Monday of the scheduled week. If a weekly scheduled area is completed prior to the end of the week, leaves will be collected within other areas and return to the normal schedule on the … Read More

Information Sessions for CBDG Facade Improvement Progam

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Do you own property in the downtown district?! You may be eligible for the CBDG Façade Improvement program! This summer, Buena Vista was awarded a $1 million Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for downtown revitalization aimed at blight elimination and enhancing community development. This grant will fund three project activities: 21st street streetscape improvements, wayfinding signage, and a façade improvement … Read More

Round 2 of Tourism Event Sponsorship Now Open

Kristina RamseyNews

For Immediate Release – September 27, 2021 Round 2 of Tourism Event Sponsorship Now Open LEXINGTON, Va. (September 27, 2021) – The Rockbridge Regional Tourism Board is ready to approve a second round of local tourism event sponsorships. As with the first round of funding in spring 2021, wherein nine events received $8,250 worth of sponsorship monies, the second round … Read More

Caller ID Spoofing Reports from City Government Phone Numbers

Kristina RamseyNews

We have recently been made aware of “caller ID spoofing” reports in our community. Recent reports include calls from phone numbers of City of Buena Vista government offices. Spoofing occurs when a caller deliberately falsifies the information transmitted to your caller ID display to disguise their identity. If you answer, they use scam scripts to try to steal your money … Read More

Public Meeting for Lower Scenic Maury River on September 7th, 2021

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A Community Meeting will be held Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. at Oyler Pavilion, located near the entrant to Glen Maury Park off 10th Street in Buena Vista.   The meeting will be held in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), to discuss the possibility of designating the remaining 23 miles of the Maury River … Read More

Upcoming Meetings

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There will be a Parks and Recreation Committee Meeting on Tuesday, August 24th at 6:30 PM at Glen Maury Park. There will be a Public Works/Public Safety Meeting on Thursday, August 26th at 2 PM at Glen Maury Park. There will be a meeting of the newly formed New School Construction Committee on September 9, 2021 at 5:30 PM at the Ramsey Center. Find the … Read More