Doing Business

Posted On: September 20, 2023

Photo Caption: L to R: Ferrum College Vice President for Academic Affairs Kevin Reilly, Ronald Dickerson, Jonathan Martinez, Bralynn Beamesderfer, Morgan McCrary, Elizabeth Austin, Lane Hodges, Kolby Stinson, Franklin County faculty Charles White, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Jason Powell, Darrius Mandy, Ferrum College President Mirta Martin, and Administrator…

Posted On: January 16, 2023

The Franklin County Office of Economic Development has announced the creation of their new online job board. The user-friendly job board crawls the web to gather and display all job openings in Franklin County, making it even easier for current and prospective residents to find their next career opportunity.

Posted On: December 11, 2022

The biotechnology business is booming in Franklin County and the surrounding region. Southwest Virginia is fast being recognized around the Commonwealth as a hub for biotechnology innovation. In fact, new laboratories are under construction in Blacksburg and Roanoke to accommodate a growing number of biotechnology startups headquartered in the…

Posted On: November 10, 2022

It’s no secret that Virginia is a great East Coast business location. Centrally located on the East Coast, Virginia provides access to ports, rail, air travel and proximity to at least 8 major U.S. metro areas. However, not all Virginia locations are created equally when it comes to business taxes.