Museum seeks quilters for project marking the American Revolution’s 250th anniversary. Hollins University announces new vice president.
From elsewhere: Shakeup at behavioral health agency to cost deputy commissioner his job. Roanoke natives Smith, Woody headline 2024 Virginia Sports Hall of Fame class. A newspaper tradition ends as News & Record publishes final issue.
From elsewhere: Primland Resort becomes economic driver in Patrick County. Surplus tactical gear donated by Virginia law enforcement arriving in Israel. Hunter harvests first elk in Giles County in more than six decades.
Lynchburg hosts community meeting about Hunton YMCA historic designation. Grant will help Mountain Empire CC boost workforce training. Virginia Tech receives $3.5 million to study adolescent exposure to opioids.
A roundup of events in Southwest and Southside over the next week.
From elsewhere: Christiansburg businessman worth millions convicted of tax evasion. Virginia pharmacies say low reimbursement rates keep them struggling to stay afloat. Southwest Virginia systems receive $1.37 million for school security improvements.
Containment lines have stopped the spread of the 11,016-acre fire, and rainfall Tuesday is expected to dampen the blaze.
From elsewhere: Virginia State University awarded 2024 presidential debate. Hanover Schools directs principals to remove 75 books from libraries. IperionX to expand into second building in Halifax County.
Winds on Monday will blow the smoke both west and east but rain is expected Tuesday.
From elsewhere: Lynchburg legislators talk partnerships, concerns ahead of session. Virginia Board of Education backs creation of state standards for career and technical education. As lawsuit looms, a guide to games that could affect JMU’s bowl eligibility.