In Staunton, it’s a bit unconventional, but the City Council, the School Board, and the Economic Development Authority are meeting this week. At issue, a piece of property the city owns, the school wants, and the EDA said ‘no’ to.
Rain, thunderstorms, and heavy winds hit Staunton Sunday afternoon, and while they only caused minor flooding some homeowners did see damage. All across the Queen City there were fallen trees and damaged power lines.
Although the Shenandoah County School Board approved retiring the name of Stonewall Jackson High School a year ago, work is just now beginning on physically renaming the school Mountain View High School.
Although the Shenandoah County School Board approved to retire the name of Stonewall Jackson High School a year ago, work is just now beginning on physically renaming the school Mountain View High School.
All Sentara Health hospitals will allow two visitors for non-COVID-19 patients, testing will no longer be required for pre-op patients, and masks will still be required regardless of vaccination status.
Starting June 14, all Sentara Health hospitals will allow two visitors for non-COVID-19 patients, testing will no longer be required for pre-op patients, and masks will still be required regardless of vaccination status.
June is recognized all over the world as Pride Month, when members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies can celebrate. In the valley, the Shenandoah LGBTQ Center has numerous events planned for the community.
Senior pitcher Odicci Alexander made a spectacular play to keep the game-tying run off the board in the 7th inning, and the JMU softball team defeated Oklahoma State 2-1 in the Women's College World Series on Friday night in OKC.
The Elk Run Trail System will be officially recognized as under the town’s jurisdiction during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, June 4. This comes after one area veteran made it his mission to improve it using thousands of dollars of his own money.
Thursday night, the power of community was on full display in Augusta County. Just over two weeks after six-year-old Rylan Pool was involved in a terrible lawnmower accident that claimed the bottom half of one of his legs, the people of Stuarts Draft welcomed him home.
As of June 3, nearly 68 percent of Virginia’s adults 18 and older have gotten at least one shot, according to the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), but numbers are lower in the Valley where VDH is reporting 35 to 55 percent of people have at least one dose of the vaccine.
Over the past 25 years, they say they are cognizant that those who were hiking in the Park at the time of the murders, were visiting local establishments and even resided in the area may not be local to Virginia any longer.