Early voting is underway. You can find a full list of who’s running for which offices on our election page.
Early fall semester estimates indicate that overall, Virginia higher education institutions are seeing their student populations grow, if slowly, after several difficult years.
This is Virginia’s biggest election cycle in terms of number of offices on the ballot. However, there are some parts of Virginia where every office available is unopposed.
From elsewhere: Virginia reinstates almost 45,000 people to Medicaid programs to fix eligibility glitch. Hotel revenue still up, but shows signs of softening. JMU agrees to move Virginia Tech football…
The proposed trail is one of five priority trail projects identified by state officials. It would run for 26 miles on a former rail bed. Proponents say it will help the local economy, while opponents have raised concerns about safety and maintenance.
BWXT in partnership to develop vessel to carry nuclear microreactors for military, disaster relief operations
The project’s goal is to connect a small power plant on board a ship with facilities on land that need electricity when other sources of power are unavailable.
Danville’s casino is being built in what was once an all-white company town. A new exhibit will preserve its complex history.
Local historian Ina Dixon received a Virginia Humanities fellowship for a physical and digital project that will preserve this history in the midst of new casino construction in the area.
Sen. Bill Stanley, who chairs the Martinsville-based NCI’s board, said it’s unclear how the relationship with the institute’s current philanthropic foundation will proceed, if at all.
A breezy, damp to wet day is likely Saturday across most of Cardinal News coverage area, perhaps excluding a few counties in the Southwest corner.
How political infighting among Lynchburg Republicans could open way for a primary challenge to Rep. Good
Lynchburg Republicans want to tell council members how to vote. Meanwhile, Del. John McGuire, R-Goochland County, says some 5th District leaders are “taking pot shots” at him. Is this the first stage of a McGuire challenge to Good?
A roundup of events in Southwest and Southside over the next week.
Blake Hall, 14, won first place last year in a national competition, which put him in the running to compete on the U.S. team that fished in Bosnia.
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