From elsewhere: Reed elected Lynchburg mayor, Pillion elected Abingdon mayor. LaCrosse mayor dies. For-profit nursing school to open in Roanoke Valley.
From elsewhere: Judge orders mediation over stinky Bristol landfill. Hamlin case recalls death of Pulaski County football player during game in Roanoke in 1997. Two Lynchburg schools closed because of heating and plumbing problems.
The new jobs will pay about $55,000, higher than the county’s average of $36,000.
From elsewhere: Good hints that “true” conservative alternative to Kevin McCarthy will emerge. Roanoke County gets new police chief. School renovations begin at Danville high school.
The school in Alleghany County suffered burst water pipes during the deep freeze on Christmas Eve.
Recipients are in Albemarle County, Bedford County, Carroll County, Charlottesville, Culpeper County, Franklin County, Galax, Nelson County, Prince Edward County and Roanoke.
The grant for $144,400 is part of the $1.5 million the state has appropriated for Starlink internet in mountainous Southwest Virginia.
From elsewhere: Farmville Town Council OKs sale of municipal golf course. State health department revamps COVID reporting. Departing Lynchburg council member looks back on service.
Deadline for Washington County Business Challenge is January 5. Smith Mountain Lake Newcomers elect new board members.
From elsewhere: Some employees of Del. Marie March’s restaurant learned it had closed from Facebook post. Details on Virginia’s first elk hunt released. Fries Theatre damaged by burst water pipes.