Sunday 25 September 2016

All news tagged Rockbridge County

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Gun permits double in Rockbridge County

The number of concealed-carry permits in Rockbridge County and Lexington City has almost doubled in recent years, and local gun shop owners and a county law officer say they think they know why.
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“Bulls, Barrels, and Broncs” come to the Horse Center

The Virginia Horse Center hosted the Mountain State Rodeo Association's “Bulls, Barrels & Broncs” rodeo last weekend as a way to increase its competitive edge within the horse industry.

New pawn shop swoops in after Café Michel closes

A new pawn shop will sell electronics, jewelry, and soon guns on Lee Highway North.
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John Young prepares Rockbridge Area Community Services for new year

Rockbridge Area Community Service’s new interim executive director stepped in at a busy time of year and is focusing his efforts on completing end-of-the-year tasks.

Cobbler returns to bench in Lexington

There hasn't been a shoe repair shop--or "cobbler" shop--in Lexington in years. All that has changed with the opening of Cobblestone.

Rockbridge County unsure how to tackle health insurance for employees

Rising health insurance rates are affecting local governments as they make decisions on how to handle the coverage of their employees.

Hansel, two years after crash, tells his story

Nick Hansel, the convicted drunken driver in a fatal car crash two years ago, is now sharing his story to warn students of the dangers of bad decision-making.

Federal high school grants for college courses might come to Rockbridge

Students at Rockbridge County High School are able to get college credits from Dabney S. Lancaster Community College through the Dual Enrollment Program. The Obama Administration has announced an education experiment to increase federal grants to high schools encouraging these classes.

BV hopes to get grant to curb dying business trend

A $4 million grant for local apprenticeships is up for grabs. Buena Vista hopes it may help its displaced workers.

Wade’s Mill celebrates 25th and last holiday season

Wade’s Mill owners Georgie and Jim Young are retiring after 25 years of milling and cooking lessons.

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