Rockbridge area residents continue to battle the flu this winter. And even though the influenza vaccine is only 25 percent effective this season, health officials are still urging people to get a shot.Continue Reading...
Lexington was hit with snow and freezing temperatures this week. The city’s public works department has been de-icing roads and plowing, but colder temperatures in the forecast could pose challenges.Continue Reading...
The Rockbridge area is struggling to attract young entrepreneurs and working retirees. So the Chamber of Commerce, four local colleges and three area governments are launching a regional marketing plan to change that.Continue Reading...
Lexington was hit with snow and freezing temperatures this week. The city’s public works department has been de-icing roads and plowing, but colder temperatures in the forecast could pose challenges.
For the fifth year in a row, Lexington’s Waddell Elementary will raise about $10,000 for Jump Rope for Heart. Students celebrated their hard work this week with a special party.
A secret meeting in 1963 between then-Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy and author James Baldwin to discuss race relations in the United States was the focus of a recent Black History month lecture at Washington and Lee University. Charles Reese, an actor and expert on Baldwin, told his audience there is much we can learn from the meeting more than 50 years ago.
The Virginia Board of Medicine suspended a local emergency room doctor’s license after he prescribed painkillers to two women with whom he had intimate relationships. Stanley Heatwole will be unable to practice medicine in the state for at least two years.
Glasgow and Fairfield rescue squads have begun paying their first responders. County officials hope response times will improve for the formerly all-volunteer units.
Virginia’s riskiest season for wildfires has begun. That means that outdoor fires are legal only between 4 p.m. and midnight.
Students at Washington and Lee University deliver meals twice a week to Rockbridge area adults with developmental disabilities. But many locals aren’t aware that they can help, too. help.
Last week, the Humane Society released results of its investigation of the Natural Bridge Zoo. Now, the USDA has released its own citations after a January investigation. The feds cited the zoo for multiple animal welfare issues.
Southern Virginia University is on a building binge. The college in Buena Vista recently finished an early phase of new athletic facilities. Now it is planning a $2.5 million men’s dormitory.
Barely a month after voting to default on its golf course loan, Buena Vista City Council decided to return a $112,000 budget surplus to the city’s schools. Superintendent John Keeler says he wants the money on hand in case aging buildings need emergency repairs.
Buena Vista company Auto Recyclers has found a way to pulverize glass to help landscaping.
Rockbridge area residents continue to battle the flu this winter. And even though the influenza vaccine is only 25 percent effective this season, health officials are still urging people to get a shot.
Jesse Matthew was charged with first-degree murder and abduction with intent to defile in the death of UVA student Hannah Graham, the commonwealth’s attorney announced Tuesday morning.
His colleagues and competitors are paying tribute to veteran CBS Correspondent Bob Simon, who died Wednesday in a New York car crash. One called him a "reporter's reporter."