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Harry Enoch, Sun columnist and local historian, has prepared a series of articles from his upcoming book about one of the area’s most important pioneers, Capt. Billy Bush. Southwest Virginia Castlewood on Clinch, 1771 After Billy Bush left home,...
Work on Afton Mountain above Interstate 64 in Culpeper has been suspended Thursday. The work will resume Monday through Thursday (May 13-16). ============================== Original story from Wednesday, May 8 Work on Afton Mountain has been...
A vigil in Albemarle County will honor Virginia transportation employees killed in roadway work zones. The Virginia Department of Transportation says the vigil is scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday at the VDOT Workers' Memorial on eastbound Interstate 64 on...
Morgan Harrington’s family has amended its lawsuit against a company that provided security at a Charlottesville concert where she disappeared in October 2009. Harrington, who was from Roanoke County and attended Virginia Tech, was found dead in...
Even with an adult obesity rate of 28 percent, York County ranked as the fifth healthiest locality in Virginia, as rated by the Robert Wood Johnson and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute in its annual "County Health Rankings &...
The Central Virginia Electric Cooperative is reporting that 6,700 of its members are without power Wednesday morning. Five CVEC substations have more than 500 outages. They include: - the Red Hill (511 Outages) Whitehall (1346 outages) and Midway...
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Contributing WriterEditor’s note: This the first of a two-part series about Jacqueline Amber Lewis, who was among the first settlers in the Forkland community in Western Boyle County. Jaqueline Amber Lewis, a pioneer who came west from Virginia in early 1800, owned...
Tags: Elizabeth Taylor, Politics, Laws, Inventories, Nancy Walker
Contributing WriterEditor’s note: “The Great Meadow,” 1930, by Elizabeth Madox Roberts, is the first in a series of book reviews about works of Kentucky fiction. If you are descended from “early settlers,” your ancestors almost certainly...
The lead investigator in the 2009 abduction and murder of Morgan Harrington has written an open letter to Harrington’s killer. Virginia State Police lieutenant Joe Rader retired earlier this year. According to a news release Rader is a self-...
UPDATED: Virginia State Police receive "several" tips on Morgan Harrington case after "America's Most Wanted"WDBJ7 ReporterUPDATED Sunday 2:45pm Virginia State Police say they've received more tips in the unsolved murder case of Morgan Harrington. "America's Most Wanted" aired a feature on the case Friday night. While there's no exact number, State Police tell our...
A television show's segment on the slaying of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington is generating tips for investigators. WRIC-TV says Virginia State Police received six new tips after "America's Most Wanted" aired the segment on the investigation...
Virginia education officials say 68 percent of the state's public schools met new annual benchmarks in reading, mathematics and graduation. The state Department of Education on Wednesday released results of the objectives aimed at reducing proficiency...
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