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As the political epicenter of British America’s richest and most populous colony, the town of Williamsburg played host to a rich cross-spectrum of humanity during the 1700s. Planters, merchants and tradesmen of all shades and stripes came from...
Virginia education officials say 68 percent of the state's public schools met new annual benchmarks in reading, mathematics and graduation. The state Department of Education on Wednesday released results of the objectives aimed at reducing proficiency...
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will deliver a foreign policy speech Monday at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington. According to a news release from the Romney campaign, the former Massachusetts governor will share his vision for a...
Tags: Elections, Paul Ryan, Politics, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney
Ninety-three percent of Virginia's public schools are fully accredited, according to numbers released Wednesday afternoon by the Virginia Department of Education. According to the VDOE, 96 percent of elementary schools and 88 percent of middle schools...
Digital InternSunday, July 1 Bedford County: Moneta FireWORX Fest Where: Downtown Moneta (Rt. 122 and White House Road) When: Gate opens at 5:30 p.m.; music by The WORX Band starts at 6 p.m.; fireworks start at about 10 p.m. Cost: $5 a person; children 10 and under...
A Buena Vista mother and her three sons have been sentenced for their role in a methamphetamine ring. 50-year-old Camilla Ramirez, also known as "Momma" has been sentenced to 96 months in federal prison and five years of supervised release. Also, 30-...
Katherine B. (Auxt) Stonesifer, 91, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at her home in Verona, Va. Born March 6, 1920, in Chambersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of George and Harriet (Pugh) Auxt. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by sister,...
A fallen 350-year-old oak known as Stonewall Jackson's Prayer Tree wasn't stolen after all. The Augusta County Sheriff's Office says a Tuesday report that the tree was stolen from private property near Grottoes was a "miscommunication between two...
Ninety-six percent of Virginia's public schools are fully accredited for the 2011-12 school year. The Virginia Department of Education made the announcement Thursday. The accreditation is based on performance of students on Standards of Learning and...
Contributing WriterThomas Reed and his family, of Missouri, recently came to Danville to investigate and find information about his relationship to Kentucky pioneer Thomas Reed. Thomas began his family search in 1961 with records in Missouri and he learned about the pioneer...
Tags: Mark Twain
LYNDHURST, Va. (AP) -- An Alabama man has fallen to his death while rock climbing on Virginia's Blue Ridge Parkway. Augusta County Fire Chief Carson Holloway says the victim died Wednesday afternoon at the Ravens Roost overlook. Authorities didn't...
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