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Virginia Cheese Festival

Published Feb 03, 2015

Enjoy a summer day of artisan cheese tastings, wine and beer pairings, workshops, and more. In addtion, there are a host of family activities including live music, a farm animal petting area, and regional art. 

This event is unique in the state, so make sure…

Blacksburg Fork and Cork Tickets are Now On Sale

Published Mar 12, 2014
Tickets for Blacksburg Fork and Cork, the New River Valley’s award-winning food, wine and art festival, are on sale now. They are available at both Blacksburg Kroger stores, as well as online.

Customer Service Focus of New At Your Request System

Published Feb 06, 2014
This week the Town of Blacksburg launched a Customer Service program called At Your Request, designed to provide residents, businesses and visitors with access to the town government 24-hours a day, seven days a week. The goal of the new program is improved, focused, and consistent customer service across the organization.

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Blacksburg Metro Area Ranked No. 7 Most Secure Small City

Published Jan 21, 2014
The Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford metropolitan statistical area is one of the safest places to live in America, according to Farmers Insurance. The Los Angeles-based insurance company recently ranked the area No. 7 on its list of the Top 20 Most Secure Small Cities of 2013.

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Blacksburg Metro Area Ranked No. 21 Best-Performing Small City in U.S.

Published Jan 09, 2014
The Milken Institute has ranked the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford metro area the No. 21 Best-Performing Small City of 2013. The annual listing assess how well 179 small U.S. metros are creating and sustaining jobs and economic growth. The Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford metro area rose eleven spots on the 2013 list and was the highest ranking small metro in Virginia: Winchester (40), Danville (81), Charlottesville (89), Harrisonburg (106), and Lynchburg (129).

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    The Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metro was named 4th “Top Metro by Number of Projects” in 2011 by Site Selection. The Blacksburg Metro was ranked 10th 2010, 8th in 2008 and 5th in 2005.