|BARC Project Moving Forward
BARC's plan to build a Fiber-to-the-Home high speed Internet network is moving ahead.
BARC’s board of directors recently approved loan documents and BARC's lender has provided approval assurances.
The first phase of BARC’s system-wide project... more >>
|Natural Bridge Becomes State Park in September
Natural Bridge will enter the Virginia State Park system in September.
The Natural Bridge State Park designation becomes official September 24.
Natural Bridge will become Virginia’s 37th state park.
The Natural Bridge State Park features trails,... more >>
|Disaster Relief Available after June Flooding
Flood victims in areas of Virginia and West Virginia that experienced flooding on June 23 can apply for a disaster loan.
Businesses, private nonprofits, homeowners and renters need to apply for disaster relief by the application deadline of... more >>
|Judge Filson Calls for Special Grand Jury
Rockbridge County Circuit Judge Anita Filson has ordered a special grand jury to investigate the local Social Services Department in Rockbridge County after an internal review found that local DSS personnel disregarded reports of child abuse and... more >>
|Clinton Leads in Roanoke College Poll
A new poll from Roanoke College gives Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton a 16-point lead over Republican Donald Trump among likely Virginia voters.
Clinton and Trump were dead even in a poll released in May.
Hillary Clinton’s... more >>
|Extended Comment Period for Apex Clean Energy's Project
Apex Clean Energy has extended the comment period for its proposed Rocky Forge wind farm project in Botetourt County.
The comment period will run through September 6.
It’ll give citizens the chance to send in written comments on several... more >>
|First Responders Honored Thursday
Appomattox showed its appreciation Thursday for first responders who assisted the Evergreen community after a tornado struck the area in February.
The first responders were honored on Thursday with plaques and a... more >>
|LU's Convocation Speakers
Liberty University has unveiled the list of some of the school’s convocation speakers for the upcoming academic year.
The speakers include Backstreet Boy Brian Littrell and media giant Steve Forbes, who ran for president as a Republican in 1996... more >>
|Governor McAuliffe Restoring Felon's Voting Rights
Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that he has restored civil rights to almost 13,000 people whose voter registrations were nullified by a Virginia Supreme Court order.
McAuliffe says the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Office is vetting each... more >>
|Fee Increases Possible in 2017
Blue Ridge Parkway staff will hold several town hall meetings to discuss possible fee increases in 2017.
The current $16.00 per night camping fee at all Parkway campgrounds would be increased to $20.00.
The current $30.00 group camping fee would... more >>