Tea Company Validates Regional Strategy

traditional medicinals

Traditional Medicinals, the leading seller of organic herbal wellness tea in the U.S., will build a $29.7 million manufacturing and processing facility in Franklin County’s Summit View Business Park and create 56 jobs. 

The Roanoke Regional Partnership and Virginia Economic Development Partnership worked for almost two years on this project which was successful due to a combination of deliberate actions by the Partnership and Franklin County aimed at improving our chances for a win.

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Community College Designated for Cyber Defense

Virginia Western Community College has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Students who graduate with a career studies certificate in Information Technology: Cyber Security will earn the CAE-CDE designation on their transcripts and receive the educational and employment benefits that come with it.

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