The Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing, Inc. has began issuing scholarships to five students in pursuit of higher education who graduated this year from Smyth and Washington County schools. The purpose of the scholarships is to provide financial assistance to students who wish to pursue post-secondary education in a field of study that relates to

More than one hundred business, government and community leaders from all across Southwest Virginia gathered at the General Francis Marion Hotel on Thursday, October 9, to celebrate manufacturing and its contributions to the economy in the region. At its annual Manufacturer’s Appreciation Dinner, the Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing (SVAM) reviewed its successful year of