Information Sessions for CBDG Facade Improvement Progam

Kristina RamseyCBDG Related, News

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

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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

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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

August 5th, 2021 Council Meeting CANCELED

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The regular City Council meeting scheduled for August 5th, 2021 has been canceled. Please contact Dawn Wheeler at with any questions.

UPDATED 8/3/21 – Phone and Internet Lines at City Municipal Building

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UPDATE 8/3/2021, 9:00 AM Phone lines at the City Municipal Building are mostly restored. Maintenance is still underway, so some calls may not reach the correct line right away. We expect all maintenance to be complete by Wednesday morning. As a reminder, the drive-thru window for the Treasurer’s office is still CLOSED due to equipment damage. This is being addressed … Read More

Phone Line Outage – 911 Lines Down

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911 Emergency Lines Down. It appears to be a multi-state issue. The issue is being addressed. In an emergency, please dial (540) 572-4200 until this has been resolved. City Office lines are also down. The issue is being addressed. If you are in need of an immediate response, please email

Buena Vista Added to Appalachian Mural Trail

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Press ReleaseDoreyl Ammons CainDirector, Appalachian Mural TrailSubsidiary of Catch the Spirit of Appalachia, Inc., 501c3 non-profit org. muraltrail.com828-293-2239 A New Beautiful View A new beautiful view has been added to the Appalachian Mural Trail, Buena Vista. A small mountain town located a hop, skip & a jump off the Blue Ridge Parkway just over the North Carolina line in Virginia. … Read More