Junior Achievement of Southwest names new president. HopeTree names chief advancement officer. Lynchburg church to screen documentary on Ukraine. Forest Service closes road in Carroll and Grayson.
Since 2016, the team from Bluefield has only lost twice to a Virginia opponent in the regular season.
From elsewhere: Youngkin criticizes Trump. Warner, Kaine urge dropping time limit on Equal Rights Amendment. Tri-Cities has 9th most flu in U.S. Tennessee Titans name Lebanon HS grad as interim general manager.
In the three-plus decades since the Virginia Inland Port opened in rural Warren County, economic development has followed. A study underway right now will look at whether it makes sense to open a second inland port near Lynchburg or Bristol.
Twenty-three years after the end of the Civil War, Representative John Mercer Langston became the first Black congressman from Virginia, representing part of Southside. Langston’s story opens multiple doors to parts of Virginia history we don’t learn much about.
Education briefs: New certificate program at Virginia Tech offers professional development for product safety experts. Ferrum College professor will take part in academic exchange with Israel.
Wayne Henderson will play in Wytheville, plus the full list of December shows at the Floyd Country Store.
From elsewhere: Judges seem unimpressed with Martinsville’s argument at reversion hearing. Recount set for Salem city council election. Solar farm hearing set in South Boston.
Delegate Marie March of Floyd County sought a criminal probe by state police over an ongoing zoning laws dispute. Prosecutors said evidence didn’t offer “even reasonable suspicion, much less probable cause” that Pulaski officials had broken the law.
Mountain Lake Lodge adapts to natural cycles.