|W & L Law School Graduation May 6
William Hill, an alumnus of Washington and Lee and a partner with an Atlanta law firm, will deliver this year’s commencement address during the graduation exercises at Washington and Lee University School of Law.
Law commencement is scheduled for... more >>
|New Fire Chief for Botetourt County
Botetourt County's new Chief of Fire and Emergency Medical Services is Matt Britt, who has been serving as Coordinator of Fire and Rescue Training at Randolph Community College in Asheboro, North Carolina.
Britt is expected to take over his new job... more >>
|President Trump Liberty's Commencement Speaker May 13
President Donald Trump will be the commencement speaker at Liberty University Saturday, May 13.
President Trump will be the first sitting president to deliver a commencement speech at Liberty University since George H.W. Bush spoke in 1990.... more >>
|Buena Vista Responds to ACA's Federal Suit
Buena Vista has filed a response to ACA's federal lawsuit.
ACA is seeking to have the city of Buena Vista pay its debt on bonds for the Vista Links golf course, after the city stopped making payments.
In Buena Vista's response, city officials said... more >>
|Reward for Information on Goshen Fire
The Forge Mountain fire in Rockbridge County has burned nearly 3,100 acres.
The suspected arson fire is now 100% contained, thanks to the recent rain.
A reward of $2,000 is being offered for information on the Goshen forest fire that started April... more >>
|VDOT Information Meeting on Stuarts Draft Project
A citizen information meeting for a signal-coordination project on Route 340 in Augusta County will be held Tuesday, May 2, at 6 p.m. at Stuarts Draft Elementary School.
During the meeting, citizens can discuss the project on a one-on-one basis with... more >>
|Keepers' Trial Set For February
Natalie Keepers trial in connection to the 2016 death of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell of Blacksburg. will be held next February
Keepers is facing several charges in connection to the death of Lovell
David Eisenhauer is also charged in Lovell's death.... more >>
|Tuition and Fees Rising at Virginia Tech
Tuition and mandatory fees are rising for Virginia Tech students next year.
The university's Board of Visitors decided to raise tuition and fees for in-state students by 2.9% and by 3.5% for out-of-state students.
Room and board charges will... more >>
|Spring Fire Season Through April 30
Spring Fire Season continues in Virginia through the end of April.
Under Virginia’s 4 p.m. Burn law, open-air fires are not allowed before 4 p.m. each day, if the fire is located within 300 feet of woodland, brush or dry... more >>
|Southern Virginia University's Commencement Ceremony
Southern Virginia University's commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, April 29.
The commencement ceremony gets underway that morning at 10 a.m. at the Main Hall Front Lawn.
Bruce Olsen, former global Managing Director of Public Affairs for... more >>
|Meeting on Transportation Projects
A public meeting will be held Thursday, April 27 at 5:30 p.m. at Blue Ridge Community College in Weyers Cave on future transportation projects for the region.
Following the public meeting, the Commonwealth Transportation Board will use the input to... more >>
|Drug Arrests in Amherst County
The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office made several drug arrests this week.
28-year-old Anthony Simpson of Gladstone and a passenger in his vehicle, 22-year-old Hope Jessup, were both charged with possession of a controlled substance.
Amherst... more >>