VCOM names new dean for Blacksburg campus. Mountain Gateway CC opens first phase of new workforce center.
From elsewhere: VMI restores freshman class size after previous year’s plunge. West Virginia governor’s family-run coal empire racks up $1 billion in fines in Virginia, filing claims. Youngkin to make high-dollar pitch to Hispanic voters in legislative races.
Public input sought on future direction of Roanoke City Market Building. Virginia Tech recognized for fundraising. Roanoke hosts Prepareathon to educate residents about natural disasters.
From elsewhere: Ballad Health reports operating loss of $40 million for fiscal year ’23. House balks at Senate budget proposal; wants all negotiators to meet Monday. Some VCU students will have to live in hotel rooms this year.
From elsewhere: Affordable housing proposed for site of downtown Roanoke’s former homeless aid office. Danville Regional Airport to get nearly $3.7 million from state, feds for ramp upgrade. As Medicaid review continues, many Virginians have lost coverage for procedural reasons.
A roundup of events in Southwest and Southside over the next week.
Oakwood HVAC company receives VCEDA grant. Wytheville CC seeks cast for ‘Nunsense.’
From elsewhere: Mecklenburg supervisors OK cell towers to fill gaps in coverage. 275 Virginia companies make 2023 Inc. 5000 list. Patrick County gets new director of economic development.
From elsewhere: Hanover School Board directs employees to start reviewing books for removal. New silica exposure rules aim to protect miners, but critics say they lack needed enforcement.
Among the categories where Cardinal is a finalist are Business of the Year and Outstanding Coverage.