Roanoke blacksmith wins honor. Montgomery Museum to blend art and psychology.
A recent report shows that Virginia students have been underperforming in recent years. Under a new proposal, an optional waiver would be available for children who have fallen behind during the pandemic.
From elsewhere: More questions arise in UVa shooting case. State Corporation Commissioner resigns, body down to one member. Two Pittsylvania churches split with Methodists.
Bristol is split between Tennessee, which has a near-total ban on abortion, and Virginia, where it remains legal. Anti-abortion activists are proposing changing city code for Bristol, Virginia, to bar future abortion clinics from opening.
Regional finals will pit Salem against E.C. Glass, Christiansburg against Lord Botetourt, Appomattox against Glenvar, Central-Lunenburg against Riverheads, Grayson against George Wythe, Grundy against PH-Glade Spring.
The bill will make it easier for scientists to conduct research into cannabis, something both marijuana opponents and proponents want.
Since the 1900s, the Floyd Country Store has been a space for traditional Appalachian music and dance. Floyd Country Store TV is a subscriber-based service that shows events from the landmark venue.
Southwest and Southside will soon have a regional apprenticeship consortium, thanks to the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research and a Tobacco Commission grant.
Wythe County recently announced it’s getting a team in the Federal Prospects Hockey League.
Education briefs: Interior Department recognizes Virginia Tech professor. VCOM wins diversity award. Bluefield presents Christmas musical.