The University of Virginia baseball team has its back against the wall at the College World Series in Omaha. Vanderbilt took Game One in the best-of-3 championship series, 9-8. UVA’s trips to Omaha are drawing repeat visitors with hopes of seeing the Cavaliers go all the way...
It isn’t just for baseball. Don Luttrell and his wife, Linda, from Zion Crossroads followed the men’s basketball team to Omaha two years ago.
These days so much of the country seems just like everywhere else, the same national chains, same urban sprawl. And while there are still some authentic regions left, mostly, they’re far from –well – everywhere.
There's controversy over ownership of volunteer fire department vehicles in a Virginia county where population growth is bringing demand for standardized emergency services...and people who walk and bike across a bridge in Norfolk are wondering who's responsible for keeping them safe.
Those stories have been among the most read over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on vpap.org.
Chambers of Commerce throughout Virginia are getting ready to honor small businesses with regional awards, that go on to compete at the state level.
The Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations through Monday in such categories s as Business-to-Business, Business-to-Consumer and Technology. Chamber officials say the company doesn’t have to be headquartered in Roanoke to be considered for an award; it just has to conduct business in the Star City. Small businesses, especially restaurants, have their own unique challenges.
Virginia's Attorney General believes he can save the Commonwealth money and expedite legal proceedings associated with his office by a series of reforms that he says brings the office into the 21st century.
Summer was, historically, a time for itinerant preachers to travel the country, saving souls at tent revivals. Today, a not-for-profit called Appalachian Voices is following that tradition, putting a fourth generation coal miner on the road to preach the gospel of green energy. Here's a look at Nick Mullins’ crusade.