Rail equipment manufacturer to expand in Salem. New director named for Mount Rogers Health District. New scholarship fund will help Hampton Roads students attend rural colleges.
A roundup of events in Southwest and Southside over the next week.
From elsewhere: Montgomery County GOP chairwoman to resign, cites issues with party. Absenteeism surge persists in Mecklenburg post-pandemic. Roanoke’s equity board regroups after departures, controversy left it flailing.
From elsewhere: Priest who worked in Southwest Virginia accused of child sexual abuse. Overturned barge sends dangerous debris into Smith Mountain Lake. Youngkin offers some clarity on rights restorations, NAACP wants more details.
Roanoke River flows will increase temporarily due to Leesville Dam test. Deadline to apply for MECC Promise tuition program is Aug. 1.
From elsewhere: Roanoke County students freed of $99,000 lunch debt. Workers’ comp costs for Virginia businesses set to decline again. Second storm in as many days floods Lynchburg-area roadways.
Cumberland Plateau outdoor economy plan wins statewide award. Youngkin announces board, authority appointments. Botetourt County launches remote worker survey.
Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside. Some content may be behind a metered paywall: Economy: MVP appeals construction delay to the U.S. Supreme Court. — The Roanoke Times. Group denies proposal to tear down tobacco warehouse in Danville’s River District for new apartment complex. — Danville […]
Brandy Clark, Lori McKenna to play at Harvester. Lexington First Fridays talk to feature Nicole Riley of VEDP.
From elsewhere: Experts and city leaders give updates at Bristol landfill open house. City of Roanoke warns public after Mill Mountain bear sighting. Anthem settles charge of late claims payments for $300,000.