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A year after a flash flood killed one person and left dozens of families homeless in the Buchanan County community of Hurley, cleanup continues. So does planning for how to keep the next flood from wreaking such devastation.
The Fortune 50 company seeks to build a distribution center on a site formerly considered for a Deschutes brewery, according to city documents. The city council will consider whether to approve a plan to repay a related federal grant, which would free the property from current restrictions on how it can be used.
The $6 million facility includes several welding stations, a robotic welding room and a virtual welding room, among other offerings.
Declining birth rates and an aging population are the forces that are prompting colleges and local governments to act.
Virginia Veterans Care Center in Roanoke to be renamed. Shell building coming to Buchanan County. Carliion names vice president for Carilion Mental Health.
From elsewhere: Virginia continues to pursue rail service to Bristol. Bedford board petitions Gov. Youngkin to declare county disaster area due to drought. Virginia Supreme Court rules Patrick County felon must reimburse state Medicaid for victim’s medical costs.
An average Appalachian Power residential customer’s monthly bill will increase by about $16, starting in 60 days. Meanwhile, regulators did not approve a proposed monthly service charge exemption for low-income customers.
Mary Pope Hutson, who has been interim president, was involved in the movement that helped keep the school open eight years ago. She’s also the first alumna to lead the school.
Meanwhile, President Joe Biden’s approval rating in Virginia is at 37%.
Roanoke County and the cities of Roanoke and Salem are collaborating to figure out how to bring more grocery stores, restaurants and other retail choices to the area.
The Marty Misjuns controversy raises a question that goes beyond Lynchburg: Can someone be a disruptor of the status quo and still be nice?