Long’s Farm Supply – Family business begins at SBDC

Long's Farm Supply

Long's Farm SupplyLong’s Farm Supply in Brookneal is a family business times four. Bobby and Theresa Long bought the business with their daughters Dottie and Cassie in mind. All four members of the Long family are co-owners.

“We did this so our daughters would have a viable business for years to come here in Southside,” Theresa Long says.…

SBDC offers a window of opportunity

David Walwer

David WalwerDavid Walwer and his family-owned business, Virginia Auto Glass, have been giving residents of Petersburg and the surrounding communities a clearer view of their world for nearly four decades.

In addition to auto glass repair and replacement, Virginia Auto Glass offers repair or replacement services for door and window glass, commercial storefronts, screens, storm doors, mirrors, headlight restoration/cleaning, shower doors and retractable awnings.…

Longwood SBDC welcomes consultants in new regional structure

sbdc team

SBDC TeamThe Longwood Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) has adopted a new regional approach that utilizes experienced, independent consultants to better serve the small businesses in 19 counties and six independent cities in South-Central Virginia.

“Where we had five specific office location before, we’ve created  three sub-regions,” Longwood SBDC Executive Director Sheri McGuire said.…