Archive for July, 2012

TJPDC adds Stanardsville to its MPO want list

By Susan Gibbs The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission would like to incorporate the Town of Stanardsville into its Metropolitan Planning Organization along with Ruckersville and Twin Lakes, TJPDC Executive Director Steve Williams told Greene County supervisors at their regularly … Continue reading

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Farm Seeker program helps farmers get started or expand

Do you want to be a farmer, or expand your existing farm? If so, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs’ (VDACS’) new Certified Farm Seeker Program may be just what you are looking for. “The new program is … Continue reading

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Will the county fall victim to another land grab?

By Susan Gibbs The last time Greene County residents stood in the way of a major plan to redistribute them to preserve vital resources and retain the natural habitat they were depicted as squatters, illiterate, immoral and backward — as … Continue reading

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TJPDC Metropolitan Planning Organization eyes Ruckersville, Twin Lakes

By Susan Gibbs The Greene County Board of Supervisors will consider adding Ruckersville and Twin Lakes to the Thomas Jefferson Planning District’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) at its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, July 24. The announcement came as a surprise … Continue reading

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