From elsewhere: Roanoke County’s Democratic clerk resigns, endorses Republican. Lynchburg council to reconsider yearslong financial agreement with school board. Trails in Roanoke County and Henry County get funding.
The school was closed Friday and an exterminator was called in.
Sharon Elementary was closed Friday after rodents were spotted in the building. An exterminator has been called in.
RISE now taking pitch applications. Wytheville concert series set for Feb. 3. Kody Norris Show set for Clintwood. Senators renew effort to name amphitheater for Boucher.
Education briefs: Sharon Elementary in Alleghany closed due to rodents. Virginia Western adds two to foundation board. University of Lynchburg sets public lecture on gay people during the Holocaust. W&L podcasts to resume.
From elsewhere: Virginia House votes to repeal Clean Cars law. Major travel and truck stop proposed on I-81 in Montgomery County. Former dean, Liberty University clash in $20M lawsuit.
FEMA awards grants to fire departments in Rocky Mount, Scruggs, Bland County. Craig-Botetourt Electric Co-op holds coloring contest. Forest Service seeks volunteers at Lake Moomaw.
Education briefs: University of Lynchburg receives grant for substance abuse recovery. Virginia Tech to host talk on recycling and redesign of plastics.
From elsewhere: Miyares says it’s too late to prosecute former parole board chief. Town of Pound has paid off its debts. Bedford County ponders tourism zone.
Glencoe Museum in Radford to host exhibit and panel discussion on slavery in Appalachia. Blue Ridge Music Center consultant chosen. Park Service seeks firewood vendors.