Virginia Firefighters Train at Annual Academy to Fight Wildfires
Virginia Firefighters Train at Annual Academy to Fight Wildfires

Firefighters from across Virginia are learning to operate bulldozers, chain saws, and other heavy equipment so they can be better prepared to face wildfires as the hot and dry season approaches.

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Virginia Anglers Break 2 State Records this Spring with 2 Tremendous Catches
Virginia Anglers Break 2 State Records this Spring with 2 Tremendous Catches

Spring was a busy time for the Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries State Record Committee. The committee reviewed and certified new state records for brook trout caught by hook-and-line and gar captured with archery gear.

Friday, May 24th 2019, 9:27 AM EDT by John Early
Higginbotham Announces Bid for Orange County Commonwealth's Attorney
Higginbotham Announces Bid for Orange County Commonwealth's Attorney

Page Higginbotham III is announcing his campaign for Commonwealth’s Attorney of Orange County, Virginia. 

Thursday, May 23rd 2019, 3:48 PM EDT by Chris Markham
VSP Investigating Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash in Louisa County
VSP Investigating Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash in Louisa County

Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal crash on Route 22 in Louisa County. Shawn M. Spurlock died at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt.

Thursday, May 23rd 2019, 8:51 AM EDT by John Early
Attorneys Say Fluvanna Co. Prison Not Providing Adequate Care for Inmates
Attorneys Say Fluvanna Co. Prison Not Providing Adequate Care for Inmates

A federal judge is weighing whether the Fluvanna County Correctional Center for Women needs to do more when it comes to inmate medical care.

Wednesday, May 22nd 2019, 4:51 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Meghan Moriarty
Virginia DMV Commends 20 Cities and Counties with No Crash Deaths in 2018
Virginia DMV Commends 20 Cities and Counties with No Crash Deaths in 2018

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles commends 20 Virginia cities and counties that reported zero traffic fatalities in 2018.

Wednesday, May 22nd 2019, 10:11 AM EDT by John Early
VDOT Seeking Input for Possible Connector Road in Greene Co.
VDOT Seeking Input for Possible Connector Road in Greene Co.

The Virginia Department of Transportation wants the public’s  help deciding on whether to build a $5.4 million connector road in Greene County.

Tuesday, May 21st 2019, 4:29 PM EDT by John Early & Meghan Moriarty
Orange County Man Arrested on Abduction, Rape, Attempted Murder Charges
Orange County Man Arrested on Abduction, Rape, Attempted Murder Charges

Cruz Humberto Gallegos Grajeda of Orange has been arrested on rape, felony violate a protective order, attempted murder, burglary with intent to commit a felony and abduction charges.

Monday, May 20th 2019, 4:37 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Emergency Medical Services Week in Va. Recognizes the Dedication of EMS Providers
Emergency Medical Services Week in Va. Recognizes the Dedication of EMS Providers

Emergency Medical Services Week in Virginia recognizes the dedication of Virginia’s EMS providers and focuses on first responder wellness.

Monday, May 20th 2019, 11:41 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Town of Gordonsville Hosts Famous Fried Chicken Festival
Town of Gordonsville Hosts Famous Fried Chicken Festival

To celebrate its special heritage, the Town of Gordonsville hosted its Famous Fried Chicken Festival.

Saturday, May 18th 2019, 8:10 PM EDT by Henry Graff
James Madison's Montpelier Hosts First Family-Friendly Eco Rodeo
James Madison's Montpelier Hosts First Family-Friendly Eco Rodeo

Hundreds of people are learning more about the importance of the environment and preserving natural resources.

Saturday, May 18th 2019, 8:06 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
7th District Representative Abigail Spanberger Visits Orange Co., Discusses Environmental Awareness
7th District Representative Abigail Spanberger Visits Orange Co., Discusses Environmental Awareness

Seventh District representative, Abigail Spanberger, made a stop in Orange County on Saturday.

Saturday, May 18th 2019, 8:03 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Warner, Kaine Reintroduce Legislation to Tackle Root Causes of Central American Migrant Crisis
Warner, Kaine Reintroduce Legislation to Tackle Root Causes of Central American Migrant Crisis

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) recently joined 32 other Senators in reintroducing legislation to tackle the root causes of the Central American migrant crisis.

Friday, May 17th 2019, 11:47 AM EDT
DGIF Urges Virginians to Be Safe on the Water
DGIF Urges Virginians to Be Safe on the Water

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is reminding all boaters to stay safe this summer, and always wear a life jacket while on the water.

Friday, May 17th 2019, 9:14 AM EDT by John Early
Couple Compiles Vietnam Veterans Stories into Documentary Project
Couple Compiles Vietnam Veterans Stories into Documentary Project

After years of telling the stories of service members who served in Vietnam, a documentary about those stories is now heading to the Library of Congress for preservation.

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 5:05 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lowell Rose
Greene County Supervisors Approve 2020 Fiscal Budget
Greene County Supervisors Approve 2020 Fiscal Budget

After months of debate, Greene County leaders have officially approved a budget for the next fiscal year.

Tuesday, May 14th 2019, 10:25 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Pete DeLuca