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Bright Future Ahead for Local Teams

By HARRISON HAMLET (MARTINSVILLE, Va.) – Last year at this time, fans of local high school football were left wondering. It didn’t matter if those...

Opt Outside at a Virginia State Park Thanksgiving weekend

From the first Thanksgiving at Virginia’s Berkeley Hundred plantation in 1619, Virginians have gathered to give thanks and enjoy family, friends and fun during...

Research Advancing in Virginia with $3.3 Million ‘Catalyst’ Awards

Virginia Catalyst, a non-profit corporation,  awarded $3.3 million in grants to six innovative life science and bioscience collaborations, according to Gov. Ralph Northam. The six...

Baby Names Reflect Demographic Shifts

By Erica Mokun Capital News Service Bye-bye, Betty. You were one of the most popular names for girls in Virginia when Betty Grable ruled the silver...

Congress urged to pass Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act

Attorney General Mark R. Herring has joined a bipartisan coalition of 44 attorneys general in urging Congress to further support Veteran Treatment Courts by...

Event to share varied perspectives of 21st-century agriculture

For more than 90 years, Virginia farmers have gathered for the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting and shared their ideas, concerns and successes. The...

Growth in partnerships and startups fueled by Link, License, Launch

Virginia Tech continues to grow its support for industry partnerships, technology commercialization, and university-related startups. This year, Link, License, Launch, which functions as a...

Herring Outlines Priorities For A More Fair Criminal Justice System

In an op-ed in Sunday’s Virginian-Pilot, Attorney General Mark R. Herring outlined a set of priorities for building a more just, equal, and fair...

Seasonally adjusted unemployment rate falls for third consecutive month

More people are working in Virginia than ever before, as employment levels rose and unemployment dropped in October, Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced. Virginia’s seasonally...

VT food safety expert offers tips to keep holiday safe from foodborne illness

Thanksgiving, more so than any other American holiday, is centered around food. For many, this means time with family and delicious food. Unfortunately for...

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