The Omni Homestead has spent $4.6 million reconstructing the pool houses over the famous warm springs where presidents and others have “taken the waters.”
Panelists debate small modular nuclear reactors: Unsafe and unnecessary or another path to a carbon-free economy
Panelists debated the SMR that Gov. Youngkin has proposed for Southwest Virginia Thursday. Some residents and environmental agencies say they’ve been left out of the discussion and SMRs are unproven technology, others argue it’s the best way to go carbon-free.
Dominion Energy plans to deploy small modular nuclear reactors statewide by 2032
The Richmond based utility is evaluating several sites in Southwest Virginia, including retired fossil fuel plants and former coal mines. Appalachian Power Company says it’s also looking at the new nuclear technology.
During COVID, a doctor had an idea for how to improve oxygen delivery. Carilion is helping him patent it.
Carilion Clinic’s Innovation program, which launched in January 2020, helps develop and bring to market products and services developed by Carilion personnel. Any profit is split between inventors and the nonprofit hospital.
North Danville to be next target for revitalization
Danville is shifting its revitalization efforts from the River District to North Main. Officials intend to start by improving existing storefronts and consulting residents on the changes they would like to see.
Stores dedicated to unregulated ‘skill game’ machines proliferate in Bristol
Bristol planned to ask stores to cease operations prior to Monday, when a judge extended an injunction allowing games to continue.
Virginia is studying whether to open a second inland port. Here’s what inland ports are and why they matter.
In the three-plus decades since the Virginia Inland Port opened in rural Warren County, economic development has followed. A study underway right now will look at whether it makes sense to open a second inland port near Lynchburg or Bristol.
Danville organization invests in Blacksburg’s CytoRecovery medical cell sorting company
Danville’s investment might mean a CytoRecovery presence in Danville, such as office operations or an internship at Danville Community College. CytoRecovery’s cell sorting could improve understanding of disease and development of drugs.
Mobile home park residents in Montgomery County sue new owner over water shutoff
The park is now owned by a company linked to the Alden Global Capital hedge fund. “We felt that the evidence could prove that it was willful,” attorney for residents says.
Why Youngkin and nuclear proponents say now is the time to bring a small modular nuclear reactor to Southwest Virginia
Youngkin and other nuclear proponents say Southwest Virginia’s abundant abandoned coal mine land and the need for jobs and economic development make the region an ideal spot for a small modular nuclear reactor. Critics say they’ve been left out of the discussion.