Plans for a tract of land near Williamsburg and the Fairfax County Library's new strategic plan have been causing controversy.
Stories about both were among the most clicked this past week at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link.
Thomas Jefferson once owned it-and you could too….It’s the Natural Bridge property and attractions in Rockbridge County, up for sale and scheduled for public auction in November.
But in an effort to save and preserve the landmark, Congressman Bob Goodlatte has proposed the property actually be considered for addition to the national or state park system.
And in the latest move to protect the tourist attraction from a sale, a new coalition has been created by the Rockbridge Area Conservation Council and Valley Conservation Council.
One method of paying for new roads in Virginia has hit a speed bump and a Hampton Roads man is in trouble for roughing up a city councilman’s car.
Those were two of the most clicked stories at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link.
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Times have changed at one of Virginia’s oldest political events and the academic background of a Richmond school board member is under scrutiny.
Those were two of the most frequently read newspaper stories over the past week the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link.
The dust has settled in Richmond. Lawmakers and lobbyists have gone home, and educators are licking their wounds after failing to get much more money for public schools.
Barbara Coyle is neatly dressed and coifed – polite and professional -- but a measure of frustration simmers under the surface when she talks about the plight of Virginia schools.
“The state dollars have been declining, the federal dollars have been declining and it’s been put back to the localities to make up that difference.”