Folks in Franklin County are getting a unique tubing experience this month along the Pigg River. For the first time, people can stay at Waid Recreation Park past sunset for the inaugural River of Lights event.
The goal is having about 75 percent of the Commonwealth fully vaccinated to reach herd immunity. The Virginia Department of Health reports around 54 percent of adults are fully vaccinated in the Commonwealth.
With COVID-19 restrictions in Virginia set to expire on May 28, restaurant owners are worried people will expect a pre-pandemic experience when they head out to dine. Some restaurant owners don’t think that will be the case.
Next school year, Albemarle County Public Schools will be piloting an all-virtual school for grades K-12. The pilot program is a first for Albemarle County, slated to function completely separate from schools offering in-person instruction.