Forestry Grant Plants Trees Near River Walk

Kristina RamseyNews

The 10th Street entrance to the River Walk will look a little greener thanks to a recent tree planting project! Using grant funds from the Virginia Department of Forestry’s Trees for Clean Water program (VTCW), the City planted 13 trees on the edge of the parking lot and entrance to the River Walk on the north side of 10th Street. … Read More

City Offices to Open at 10 am December 17th

Kristina RamseyNews

Due to inclement weather, city offices will open at 10:00 AM on Thursday, December 17th. We apologize for any inconvenience! Please stay safe and continue to monitor local weather for updates.

City Administrative Offices Closed for Winter Weather

Kristina RamseyNews

City of Buena Vista Administrative offices are closed due to winter weather. Essential departments will remain open. The community is reminded to remain safe and stay home where possible. If able, please park vehicles in a way that will make plowing easier for both you and city staff. Find additional safety tips below: During a winter storm, stay off the … Read More

Chessie Nature Trail Bridge Construction Begins; Impacts Trail Usage

Kristina RamseyNews

LEXINGTON, Va., Dec. 10, 2020—A long-awaited project for the community is underway. A pedestrian bridge carrying the Virginia Military Institute-owned Chessie Nature Trail over the South River is expected to be replaced over the coming months. The original bridge was washed away by Hurricane Isabel in 2003, and ever since then, trail users have had to detour onto Stuartsburg Road … Read More

City Council Executive Session December 12th

Kristina RamseyNews

City Council will be holding an executive session on December 12th beginning at 9:00 AM at the McCauley Pavilion for the purpose of interviewing candidates for City Manager. Find the agenda here:

Gauntlet Program Returns to Rockbridge Area

Kristina RamseyNews

Economic leaders and entrepreneurs across the region have attracted the Commonwealth’s largest business program and competition, The GAUNTLET, to expand into their region. During a time when it is needed most, The Advancement Foundation aims to increase business development to rebuild our local economy by helping small business startups, as well as helping current businesses to develop new strategies for … Read More

Special Called Council Meeting December 14th

Kristina RamseyNews

There will be a special called City Council meeting on Monday, December 14, 2020 at 6 pm via zoom. For more information, visit https://www.buenavistava.org/city-services/government/city-council/council-agenda-minutes/

Dominion Energy Shares Energy Assistance Options

Kristina RamseyNews

Due to the coronavirus, Dominion Energy has suspended all service disconnections for nonpayment at this time. Assistance is available to individuals and families who may be struggling financially due to the pandemic. Dominion Energy is offering many assistance options to Virginia customers such as balance forgiveness, payment extension, payment plans, bill payment assistance, and more. See the image below or visit  … Read More