The sixth part of a seven-part series on Virginia’s migration trends.
There’s now a fund-raising campaign to fund a bust of the famed educator in the State Capitol, thanks to the state senator from Roanoke County.
Part II: How a 19th century movement to colonize Liberia doomed free Black families from Franklin County.
Briefs: Federal funds announced for work at Lake Gathright and Lake Moomaw. Virginia Tech wins award for entrepreneurship.
Why a slight population loss is actually good news for Danville.
1. Virginia has the nation’s biggest disparity between affluent localities and poor ones. 2. The localities that benefit most from remote workers.
The biggest problem is that it would reduce the influence of Southside Virginia by making the Richmond suburbs the population center of the district.
Here’s a round-up of headlines from around Southwest and Southside (and beyond).