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Police arrested Darnell K. Early, Patrick F. Crear, A. Allen Chappell and Gerard Anthony Rodgers for attempting to rob a house on Sallings Mountain Road in Glasgow.Continue Reading...
Rockbridge County will provide water and sewer services for Washington and Lee University’s new third-year housing development, even though the university asked Lexington to provide the service. The decision by the county is not expected to postpone the estimated March 1 starting date for construction.
City Council voted 4-0 to approve Washington and Lee University’s plan to build units for about 340 third-year students on campus. Rockbridge County supervisors are scheduled to vote on the proposal on Monday.
The city of Lexington asked residents and businesses to stop including glass with other recyclables, however, Rockbridge County is still collecting glass and taking it to Auto Recyclers.
Virginia's state constitutional amendment passed voter approval, and Rockbridge area results were similar to statewide numbers. Some voters said they were aware of the amendment, but others did not know of it before submitting their ballot.
Rockbridge County voters will decide a handful of local races, plus races in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. Voters must also choose whether to pass a state constitutional amendment.
The Rockbridge County Board of Supervisors voted to hold off on deciding whether to buy a drone to help with emergency response. Privacy concerns led to the county's decision to revisit the topic next year.
Firefighters, police and other law enforcement officials gathered in Glasgow Saturday night. But there was no emergency. The occasion was the Rockbridge area’s National Night Out, and kids got the chance to meet Smokey the Bear and don emergency gear.
Lexington’s Planning Commission Thursday night echoed an earlier action by Rockbridge County planners in recommending approval of a construction proposal that would keep juniors at Washington and Lee University in campus housing. The recommendation now goes to elected officials from both governments.
Voters will find a proposed constitutional amendment on the Nov. 4 ballot. If it passes, the spouses of soldiers killed in action will receive a property tax exemption.