The Rockbridge County Planning Commission approved plans for additional housing and the indoor swimming pool at Washington and Lee University. W&L's plan to require three-year housing for all students now requires an affirmation from the County Board of Supervisors and Lexington's planning commission, before moving on to the Lexington City Council.Continue Reading...
The Virginia Horse Center has served as a destination for horses and riders alike for more than 25 years. But as the horse center faces a mountain of debt, many wonder whether its financial troubles will threaten its future.Continue Reading...
Rocca and Haywood’s are two of downtown Lexington’s newest restaurants. Their chefs say additional places to eat should bring more visitors to the city.
Officials say a portion of N. Main Street will be closed Thursday night for construction at Virginia Military Institute. Detours around the construction will be in effect during this time.
With an increase in Lexington dining options over the summer, restaurants are facing new challenges. Both existing restaurants and new spots are struggling to find enough servers to keep up with the crowds.
Rockbridge area residents and public officials gathered Friday night to pay tribute to Lexington City Manager Jon Ellestad, who retired this week after 24 years on the job.
The Rockbridge County Planning Commission approved plans for additional housing and the indoor swimming pool at Washington and Lee University. W&L's plan to require three-year housing for all students now requires an affirmation from the County Board of Supervisors and Lexington's planning commission, before moving on to the Lexington City Council.
The Rockbridge County Sheriff's office conducted a preliminary investigation into how an employee at an Interstate 81 rest stop caused an explosion and caught himself on fire. The man died one week after the incident. The sheriff's office said the employee was trying to make methamphetamine.
Brandon Mitchell started his new role as Rockbridge County’s director of fire and emergency services this week. First on his agenda will be leading the county to a paid ambulance service in Glasgow and Fairfield.
The Rockbridge Area Health Center has expanded its healthcare services to serve low-income residents whether they have health insurance or not. The center has already seen an increase in patient visits since it re-opened in early September.
Former Buena Vista pastor Larry Clark was found guilty Wednesday of sexually assaulting a teenage boy in his congregation. The jury recommended Clark serve 35 years in prison and pay a fine of $107,500.
Local college students have been making sure to lock their doors and walk with a buddy since University of Virginia student Hannah Graham disappeared on Sept. 13. Campus safety officials say the recent events have raised awareness of student safety in Lexington and Buena Vista.