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Virginia tourism office gives 43 localities grants

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CHRISTIANSBURG (WSLS 10) - Montgomery County is receiving new grant money to market its tourism product across the country.

The regional tourism office will use $15,000 to take its new brand "Go to Town" on the road.

Montgomery County recently unveiled a new website and new marketing brochures as part of its re-branding campaign.

The money is part of a $900,000 grant from the state tourism office. That money will be divided between 43 localities, including Radford, Roanoke, Floyd, Giles County, Halifax County, South Boston, Wytheville, Martinsville and Pulaski.