If you listen to our programs on a regular basis, you know Gerry Krueger – the Albemarle County resident who has spent much of her life watching and writing about the geese on a pond near her home, including one disabled bird named Charlie.
She also taught school and tutored children with special needs, like Sean, who lived with his deaf mother and struggled to speak, read and write.
Today, she’s retired from teaching but has not stopped writing about the birds and about Sean.
The most meaningful times in our lives might last only a few minutes, but they are memorable.
Take this story, for example, from UVA nursing student Mary Lacy Grecco. She was helping to care for patients at a local assisted living facility -- among them, a frail, 94-year-old woman from Fluvanna.
Revenue that Virginia officials were anticipating from online sales tax legislation in Congress is now in doubt.
Recently the U-S Senate overwhelmingly approved a measure to make it easier for states to collect sales taxes from online purchases. Since then lobbyists for big online retailers and small business owners alike have stormed House office buildings trying to sway your local representatives.
The reason for the intense lobbying effort is that billions of dollars are at stake. Virginia officials expect to reap more than $250-million from online sales tax revenue.
As the statewide and local campaigns heat up and we move closer to a Democratic Primary, the State Board of Elections wants to remind citizens of a number of rules to remember regarding voter and candidate ethics.
The Board has posted a long list of best practices AND "don'ts" on its website about voter registration drives.
Roanoke College is out with a new poll detailing how Virginians view their financial situation and general business conditions now and in the future.
It’s the second time this year the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College conducted its consumer sentiment survey, and Senior Analyst Alice Kassens says there were some surprises.