The race between Chris Hurst and Jason Ballard is fourth-most expensive House race in Virginia.
Brian Funk has been covering the Twin Counties region of Southwest Virginia (the City of Galax, Grayson County and Carroll County) for The Gazette newspaper since 1994, and has served as editor since 2007. During that time, he has won several Virginia Press Association awards for feature and editorial writing, photography and page design, mainly for covering the area’s rich musical heritage. He also writes fiction and publishes comics through his creator-owned imprint, Midnight City. Brian lives in Galax with his wife, Rebecca, and son, Alex.
No more going to the cemetery to get wi-fi
Grayson County needed a new state law to extend broadband. Here’s how it’s working out.