Thursday, March 4, 2021

2021 Sustain Abingdon Community Gardens

2021 Sustain Abingdon Community Gardens

 Do you have a green thumb, but no green space? Are you pining for a victory garden?


 $25 for a 20’ x 20’ Growing Space

 Applications for a seasonal garden plot will open March 15th, with planting to begin on April 1st (weather permitting).

 Pick up your application at Abingdon Town Hall or call 276-628-3167

Plots are ‘first come first serve’ so apply for yours today!

Plots are located at Fairview Historic Homestead, 908 Hillman Highway, Abingdon, VA

(Feel free to print out the flyer and distribute!) 

Amended Notice of Meeting for March 16, 2021


Wednesday, March 3, 2021

VOTE for the 2021 “BEST OF” Abingdon, Virginia


 2021 “BEST OF” Abingdon, Virginia

Do you have a favorite breakfast spot? Do you have a favorite grocery store? We are searching for Abingdon’s BEST- chosen by you.

The month of May is Business Appreciation Month throughout Virginia. The Town of Abingdon’s Economic Development department has collaborated to create the “BEST OF” Abingdon initiative.

This initiative will help promote businesses throughout the Town of Abingdon and give them extra promotion during the month of May. Abingdon businesses play an essential role in strengthening our community through their innovation, creation, expansion, and employment of area workforce that preserves the economic well-being and quality of life for all our citizens. This initiative is a small token of the town’s appreciation for all the businesses and what they do for our community.

“I appreciate the challenges that small business owners face,” said Director of Economic Development and Tourism, Tonya Triplett. “It is my goal to continue to promote small business development in Abingdon, VA.”

The “BEST OF” initiative will feature a public-driven survey with thirty (30) different categories. No one knows Abingdon better than the people who live here or visit here, so cast your VOTE for the “BEST OF” Abingdon.  Please only VOTE for businesses in the Abingdon Town limits. The survey will run from March 3, 2021, to April 1, 2021. Click the link to participate in the survey-

*Note: Only ONE ballot per email address. The email addresses will only be used for the survey and not shared in any way.

Below is a list of the categories included in the survey:

Best Abingdon Breakfast Spot

Best Abingdon Lunch Spot

Best Abingdon Dinner Establishment

Best Sweet Shop/Dessert Place

Best Supermarket/Grocery Store

Best Retail Shop

Best Entertainment

Abingdon Best Clothing Store

Best Antique Store

Best Art Gallery/Museum

Best Medical Provider

Best Dentist

Best Optometrist

Best Pharmacy

Best Chiropractic

Best Law Firm

Best Financial Advisor

Best Realtor

Best Bank/Credit Union

Best CPA/Bookkeeper

Best Insurance

Best Flower Shop

Best Auto Service Center

Best Auto Dealer

Best Hair Salon

Best Spa

Best Nail Salon

Best Fitness/Gym

Best Coffee Shop

Best New Business

At the May 3, 2021, Abingdon Town Council Meeting, Mayor Derek Webb will read a proclamation designating May 2021 as Business Appreciation Month. The winners of each category will be announced on the Town of Abingdon Facebook page within the following weeks of May.

Thank you for your participation in the survey and for helping share the town’s passion for small business!


Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Customer Service Associate for the Coomes Recreation Center


Small Business Spotlight- Love & Light Specialty Boutique

🌟Small Business Spotlight🌟
This week, we are featuring
Love & Light Specialty Boutique
located at 613 East Main Street (across from TruPoint Bank and Cargo Gas Station). Owned by Kitzi, who took a leap of faith and opened her brick-and-mortar boutique after 15 years in the mental health field. She offers live sales on Facebook, website sales, and items in the store. Love and Light Specialty Boutique has clothes for women, men, and children. They also have gift ideas, jewelry, shoes, and accessories. The mission of this boutique is to spread positivity, and what better way— “if you look good, you feel good.” Come and be a part of the Love and Light community.
Check out their Facebook page or stop by to do some retail therapy! 👒👡👗👕

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Compost Sale- March 1, 2021

The Town Wastewater Treatment Plant will once again have compost available starting March 1st. The fee for the general public is $20 per cubic yard.

See the attached flyer for further detail, address, hours of availability, and contact info.