Virginia schools close connectivity gap in 2019

Virtually all of Virginia’s 1.3 million public school students now attend schools that meet or exceed the Federal Communications Commission’s standard for internet access, according to the...

OSIG names new Investigations Manager

The Virginia Office of the State Inspector General (OSIG) has named Richard J. Scholl Jr. as its new Investigations Manager. As Investigations Manager, Scholl will administer and...

GOP Delegates prepped for 2020 in the minority

By Brandon Martin Local GOP legislators said they may be in the minority when they returned to Richmond for the 2020 General Assembly session, but that will not...

West Piedmont to conduct homeless count

Did you know that each year during the last 10 days of January a count is conducted nationally to gain a consensus on the number of homeless...

Applicants sought for annual pageants

The Miss Crooked Road and Greater Franklin County Scholarship Pageant Committee is seeking contestants for its 5th annual scholarship pageant to be held Saturday, March 14 at...

DuPont to invest in Chesterfield County

Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced that DuPont de Nemours, Inc. (DuPont) will modernize and expand its manufacturing and technology presence in Chesterfield County, the company’s largest manufacturing...

Ferrum College will offer graduate programs in the fall

After more than a century of educating students as a training school, junior college, and four-year institution, Ferrum College will now offer graduate degree programs, which will...

Mountain Valley Brewing to celebrate inaugural “Small Brewery Sunday”

The Brewers Association has declared the Sunday after Thanksgiving as Small Brewery Sunday, a new holiday to celebrate small and independent U.S. craft breweries, and on Dec....

Photography Show Winners Announced

Artists from Ridgeway and Bassett were among the winners in the second annual Nancy Susan Reynolds Photography Show at the Reynolds Homestead. Winners were announced in the following...

Turkey Day 5K, Family Fun Day set

The Turkey Day 5K & Family Fun Run will be held on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, starting promptly at 9 a.m. Miles in Martinsville, under the auspices of the...

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