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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...
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.
Glasgow and Fairfield rescue squads have begun paying their first responders. County officials hope response times will improve for the formerly all-volunteer units.
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.
Horses and riders are getting an early start on the spring’s big horse show season. Nearly 200 horses competed recently in The Virginia Horse Center’s second show of 2015.
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.
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.