Internship Program Accepting Applicants 

The “OneUSDA Internship” opportunity for Summer 2020 is accepting applications. As part of the Federal Pathways Program, the OneUSDA Internship Program will provide students a way to...

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau hasn’t changed stance cutting payday loan protections

By AYANA ARCHIE Capital News Service The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has not budged on its June decision cutting additional protections. “There was insufficient evidence and legal support for these...

General Assembly Reaches Highest Women Representation in History

By Mario Sequeira Quesada Capital News Service Election Day concluded and women now have the biggest representation in the General Assembly in the history of Virginia politics. The House of...

Why are food allergies on the rise

Hosting a party or a special event where food will be served has become a bit more complicated over the last several years, as hosts must now...

Common signs of giving scams

Many people are excited by the prospects of supporting causes they care about. Charitable donations are how millions of people across the globe express such support, and...

SCC Urges Virginians to Do Their Homework When Shopping for Health Insurance

Many Virginians will soon shop for coverage during the open enrollment period for the 2020 health insurance marketplace under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA). The open...

Pro Evans

This coming Tuesday, voters in the 16th VA State House District, which includes the City of Martinsville and a good portion of Henry County, have a very...

NCI Announces Cyber Security Speaker Series for Inaugural Event

NCI announced the fall line-up of speakers and topics for the institution’s inaugural Cyber Security Speaker Series.  Topics ranging from understanding the uses and abuses of social...

Uptick in Student Absentee Ballots Might Indicate Higher Turnout

By Imani Thaniel Capital News Service In addition to hitting the books this fall, more Virginia college students may hit the polls next month, according to the Virginia Department...

VDOF Prepares for Fall Wildfire Season, Dry conditions are cause for concern

The Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) and federal partners within the state are preparing for what could be a severe fall wildfire season across Virginia. The fire...

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