Almost three months after a storm brought devastating flooding and mudslides to the Buchanan County community of Hurley, residents and volunteers continue their slow recovery – and wait for help from FEMA that might never come.
Why don’t we have more wind energy in Southwest Virginia? Or any?
Virginia has been left out of national wind energy trends, but that might change soon
Meet one of the people who will help decide how the state’s marijuana tax dollars are spent
You’ve just got to involve everyone. You’ve got to be as diverse as you possibly can in this cannabis industry,” says Western Virginia’s only representative on the Cannabis Equity Reinvestment Board.
Cultivating the next generation of farmers
A new model of land stewardship aims to open up agriculture to people who have been boxed out of farming opportunities.
What to do with gob?
Southwest Virginia has a coal waste problem, and the solutions are muddy at best.
Future of Virginia’s marijuana marketplace hazy after GOP retakes House
Virginia’s legalization of cannabis isn’t complete. The law must be re-enacted, and that means passing a now-GOP House.
A ‘project of faith’ takes shape in the coalfields
A salmon farm the size of 13 football fields is under construction on the Russell-Tazewell county line.
How to make Virginia the top state for talent?
A coalition of business leaders wants state to commit to training workers for high-demand fields.
2 years into drone project, Wing takes Christiansburg lessons to Texas
Google’s Wing drone delivery project announced today it’s expanding to Dallas. Here’s what how it’s worked out in Virginia.
How the tobacco commission is paying off student loans
Some communities around the country are paying people to move there. The Tobacco Commission has a different approach for Southwest and Southside Virginia.