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Marketing & Social Media

As part of the City’s CREATE Opportunity Initiative, the Community & Economic Development Department has partnered with the Robert C. Byrd Institute to host a Marketing & Social Media class on May 16.  Please see below for more details and for registration.  This is a free event to help our existing businesses to grow. [...]

Business Fundamentals Workshop

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center will offer a Business Fundamentals workshop 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, May 2, Mercer County. The workshop will be held at the Training Center of Bluefield Area Transit located at 3208 John Nash Blvd, Bluefield, WV 24701 (Exit 1 off I-77). Business Coach Harold Patterson [...]

Help Bluefield City Park Win National Competition!

NRPA (National Recreation and Park Service) is collaborating with The Walt Disney Company, including Disney Citizenship, Disney/ABC Television Group, and ESPN, to revitalize parks across the U.S. for a third year. The city that receives the most nominations will receive a $20,000 grant to improve a local park. Local parks make our community a [...]

Bluefield Ranked Among Most Affordable Places to Live

A new study from financial technology company SmartAsset ranks the most affordable places to live in West Virginia. This is SmartAsset’s third annual study on the Most Affordable Places in America. These cities are ranked on an Affordability Index weighing property taxes, homeowners’ insurance fees, and mortgage payments relative to income. Check out the table [...]

City of Bluefield, WV Supports Entrepreneurs and Small-To-Midsized Businesses During National Entrepreneurship Week The City of Bluefield’s Community & Economic Development Department (CED) today announced its participation in National Entrepreneurship Week, a weeklong series of activities that celebrates the efforts and impact of entrepreneurs and small-to-midsized [...]

Cool & Connected: Public Open House

Come Share Your Thoughts On: Broadband & Community Development in the City of Bluefield, WV! Who: Participants include representatives from community agencies, organizations, elected officials, residents, and a technical assistance team with representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the Appalachian Regional Commission. The team includes facilitators [...]

Instagram 101

As part of the CREATE Opportunity Initiative, the City of Bluefield’s Community and Economic Development Department is proud to offer Instagram 101: An Introductory Course on January 31, 2017 at The Corner Coffee Espresso Bar & Bistro at 8:00 am to 9 am.  This is a free seminar. Do you want [...]

SwiftNet Integration

SwiftNet offers many I.T. services right here in Bluefield!  Whether you need a computer cleaned up or an entire network deployed across the country, we have your solutions. Located on Jefferson Street, we offer walk in repair service, corporate network maintenance and monitoring, emergency support, remote diagnostics and repairs, network design and deployments, and much [...]