Governor makes board appointments. UVA Wise breaks ground on new turf softball, baseball fields. Appalachian warns of rising river levels.
The Institute for Nonprofit News has named Cardinal as a finalist for Startup of the Year and also in its innovation category.
From elsewhere: Four banned from Pittsylvania County GOP. Virginia Democrats seek to boost early, absentee voting. What it cost to bring the Ironman 70.3 to Roanoke.
From elsewhere: Bid to add more long-distance flights at Reagan National fails. Youngkin makes final budget push with strong revenue report. Virginia’s 2023 rabies numbers are looking normal.
RAMP accepting application for fall cohort through Aug. 13. New River Valley candidate forums announced.
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.