There’s significant turnover in the General Assembly this year. New candidates should throw out the outdated negative stereotypes about our region, and take the time to learn about our region’s economy — just as a start.
Rural counties are in an excellent position to help steer the renewable energy transition.
The legislature has approved money for planning but not for construction.
Republicans wanted permanent tax reductions, Democrats did not. Also, the K-12 general fund education budget has increased nearly 30% in the past two years.
The song has been polarizing but Farmville and surrounding Prince Edward County are quite purple, politically speaking.
We need a multi-faceted approach to address the complex issues around the nursing center workforce and Medicaid underfunding of nursing care, not an unfunded federal staffing mandate.
The school’s enrollment is falling, creating a $45 million deficit. This is the worst case scenario of the coming “enrollment cliff.”
The geography makes no sense, but Virginia Tech fans should embrace this expansion because one alternative is winding up in a lesser conference.
They object because the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance once had a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion page. One also cites slow economic growth as a reason to discontinue funding.
Joe Biden is increasingly unpopular, even in a state that voted for him. But Donald Trump is even more so.