Gov. Northam No Longer Speaker at VMI Graduation Amid Scandal

Gov. Northam No Longer Speaker at VMI Graduation Amid Scandal

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has withdrawn from plans to be a commencement speaker at his alma mater, Virginia Military Institute, and won't participate in any other graduation ceremonies amid the persisting scandal...

Scandals Lead to Fundraising Woes for Top Virginia Democrats

Scandals Lead to Fundraising Woes for Top Virginia Democrats

New campaign finance records show Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's fundraising efforts dried up after a scandal involving blackface.

VA Democratic Leaders Remember Victims of Virginia Tech Shooting

VA Democratic Leaders Remember Victims of Virginia Tech Shooting

Virginia House Democratic leaders issued a statement to remember the victims of the 2007 mass shooting at Virginia Tech.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 10:44 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Gov. Northam Nixes Appearance at Event that Drew Protesters

Gov. Northam Nixes Appearance at Event that Drew Protesters

Virginia's governor pulled out of an event where he would have faced protesters for wearing blackface in the 1980s.

Thousands Impacted by Telephone Service Outage in Central Va.

Thousands Impacted by Telephone Service Outage in Central Va.

A telephone service outage is impacting thousands of people in central Virginia.

Saturday, April 13th 2019, 6:12 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lottye Lockhart
2017 Census of Agriculture Data for Virginia Now Available

2017 Census of Agriculture Data for Virginia Now Available

The Virginia Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services has announced the first look at state and national data from the 2017 Census of Agriculture.

Friday, April 12th 2019, 10:43 AM EDT by John Early
March 2019 General Fund Revenue Collections Down 1.4% From Previous Year

March 2019 General Fund Revenue Collections Down 1.4% From Previous Year

Governor Northam today announced that, although March is not a significant month for collections, revenue decreased 1.4 percent as payroll withholding had one less deposit day than a year ago.

Thursday, April 11th 2019, 1:47 PM EDT
2019 SOL Testing: Fewer and Shorter End-of-Course Tests for Students

2019 SOL Testing: Fewer and Shorter End-of-Course Tests for Students

Virginia students are taking fewer end-of-course SOL tests this spring due to the revised graduation requirements and school accreditation regulations approved by the state Board of Education.

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 12:06 PM EDT by John Early
Virginia DMV Highway Safety Office Publishes 2018 Crash Statistics

Virginia DMV Highway Safety Office Publishes 2018 Crash Statistics

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles' Highway Safety Office is announcing 2018 crash statistics.

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 8:59 AM EDT by John Early
Governor Northam Announces Launch of ConserveVirginia

Governor Northam Announces Launch of ConserveVirginia

Gov. Northam has officially launched ConserveVirginia, a data-driven, land conservation strategy that identifies high value lands and conservation sites across the state.

Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 10:39 AM EDT by John Early
VSP: Senior Alert Canceled for Missing Prince George Co. Man

VSP: Senior Alert Canceled for Missing Prince George Co. Man

The Prince George County Police Department has notified the Virginia State Police that Askia Hasan has been safely located.

Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 11:19 AM EDT by John Early
Gov. Northam: 3rd Series of 'The Walking Dead' Franchise to Film in Va.

Gov. Northam: 3rd Series of 'The Walking Dead' Franchise to Film in Va.

Governor Northam announced that the third series in AMC’s "The Walking Dead" franchise will film its debut season in Virginia.

Monday, April 8th 2019, 5:25 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
VSP Investigating Motorcycle Fatality Crash in Louisa Co.

VSP Investigating Motorcycle Fatality Crash in Louisa Co.

Police believe Andrew W. Sharpe lost control and was thrown off a motorcycle on Goodwin Store Rd. on March 24. He later died at a hospital.

Monday, April 8th 2019, 11:10 AM EDT by John Early
Virginia First Lady Announces Farm-to-School Goal

Virginia First Lady Announces Farm-to-School Goal

Virginia First Lady Pamela Northam is calling on the state's school nutrition programs to increase annual local food purchases to at least $22 million by 2022.

Monday, April 8th 2019, 10:34 AM EDT by John Early
Gas Tax Hike, Truck Registration Fee Increase Approved for I-81 Improvements

Gas Tax Hike, Truck Registration Fee Increase Approved for I-81 Improvements

The Virginia House of Delegates has approved increases to truck registration fees and regional gas taxes to pay for improvements to Interstate 81.