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The Virginia Horse Center will remain afloat thanks in part to an extension of a lodging tax that will help relieve some of its debt.Continue Reading...
Rockbridge County will be under flash flood watch again this week, starting Friday morning.
Rockbridge County has adopted a new recycling policy along with other new strategies for waste management.
The Rockbridge Area Health Center has a new outreach program to help better educate county residents about their insurance options under the Affordable Care Act.
A local resident alerted the Rockbridge County Sheriff’s Office after someone impersonating a deputy called her, demanding money and threatening arrest. The sheriff’s office recommends that residents report scam attempts.
The number of students in Buena Vista’s subsidized school lunch program has doubled in less than a decade, and counts are up in Lexington and Rockbridge County as well. Experts say it’s a sign of the economic times, and they expect the figure to keep rising.
Party noise from Washington and Lee University students used to be a sore spot for neighbors and law enforcement. But most agree that things are getting better.
Central Elementary is the last of the county’s public schools to begin building a campus garden. School officials say it should be finished by the end of the school year.
Washington and Lee University trustees have postponed a decision on building a solar energy array near the planned third-year housing development. But supporters say that any delay past the end of May could sink the project.
Unusually harsh weather has made it difficult to keep local schools open. Parents say the nine consecutive snow days in Rockbridge County have disrupted their schedules.