Travel and Tourism en What Does the Future Hold for the New River Valley? <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">What will it be like to live in the New River Valley over the next twenty years?</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Well, that depends on what happens now that a 3 year study on livability in the </span>NRV<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is complete and ready to be acted upon. &nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:58:50 +0000 Robbie Harris 17448 at What Does the Future Hold for the New River Valley? Monumental Women <p>After scouring four centuries of Virginia history—a dozen women have been selected to be memorialized with a bronze monument on Richmond’s Capitol Square.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 19:31:14 +0000 Connie Stevens 14400 at Monumental Women The New River Trail <p>The New River Trail, in southwestern Virginia, runs for 57 miles from Pulaski to Galax.&nbsp; It’s Virginia’s longest state park, but also its narrowest ---with a right of way just 80 feet wide in many places.</p><p>Some worry that makes it especially vulnerable to development along the trail as communities give way to pressure to trade their rural character for the promise of prosperity.</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Robbie Harris 9834 at The New River Trail The "New Life" Vacation <p>For most people, vacation is a time to relax and recharge the batteries before heading back to daily life, but for one woman in Charlottesville, vacation turned into a whole new life. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Sandy Hausman 9421 at The "New Life" Vacation Showing the Love for Old School Virginia <p> The Virginia Tourism Corporation has taken a small investment and not only won a national award, but turned it into what could potentially be a HUGE boost to the state—especially the most economically distressed communities.&nbsp;</p><p>The Best Advertising Mercury Award from U.S. Travel was awarded for the Commonwealth’s unique "Old School Virginia" campaign.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 19:43:26 +0000 Tommie McNeil 9422 at Showing the Love for Old School Virginia