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Construction to Start Soon on New Hotel in Downtown Bristol

Construction on a new boutique hotel in downtown Bristol could begin soon. The Virginia-based developers, Creative Boutique Hotels, told us they've bought two of the properties they'll use for The Sessions Hotel. They purchased the old Owen Equipment Company building and Jobbers Candy Company building.

They still have to close the deals for the old Simply Grand Flour mill building and the KSS Instructional Aid store. We're told those purchases should be finalized by the beginning of next week.

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Creative Boutique Hotels, LLC Secures First Tourism Governor’s Grant

St. Paul, Virginia - Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that the first recipient of the Virginia Tourism Growth Fund (VTGF) will be the Western Front Hotel in St. Paul, Virginia. The VTGF is a Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) program established to grow tourism development projects across the Commonwealth of Virginia. The grant is a partnership between the State of Virginia, the Town of St. Paul and the developers. The grant awarded was for $250,000. 

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