Thanks to the support they got at the Madison House of the Arts, three local bands opened for Everclear during a recent show in Lynchburg.
Health officials have put out a call for Martinsville-Henry County residents to get involved in finding solutions to the region’s health challenges.
Cities and college campuses across the region have been certified as “bee-friendly.” Their efforts include reducing the use of pesticides, allowing native species to thrive, and educating residents and students about how best to help pollinators.
Ben Jackson has studied sites from Abingdon to Manassas to find the legacies of enslaved workers.
Local historian Ina Dixon received a Virginia Humanities fellowship for a physical and digital project that will preserve this history in the midst of new casino construction in the area.
The city owns the former school, which is used as an arts center, but a nonprofit foundation manages it.
The monument was erected in front of the county courthouse in 1901 by pro-Confederacy groups. Three local women who hold starkly different views on the statue worked together to tell an accurate story of its history. UPDATED to add sign.
The Gainsboro Library was the first public library for African Americans in western Virginia when it opened in 1921. Librarian Virginia Y. Lee made sure that its collection of Black history books remained intact, despite city opposition.
The retired circuit court judge releases his sixth book, “The Plinko Bounce,” on Tuesday. Like most of his previous novels, it covers familiar ground, unfolding across the foothills of Patrick County and environs.
Meredith Dayna Cope-Levy’s play “Decision Height” has been produced more than 100 times. Now “The Bread Baking Play” has been honored by the O’Neill National Playwright Conference.