October means we’re just weeks away from Halloween, and even though this year’s celebrations may seem different, a home in Fluvanna County is keeping the spooky spirit alive for kids and their families.
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia said there are 6,658 fewer students at Virginia’s public and private institutions of higher education this fall. The biggest drop was at community colleges, where enrollment fell 10%.
emocratic Senator Tim Kaine criticized President Donald Trump’s performance on the debate stage, likening his refusal to accept the results of the election, if he doesn’t win, to that of a military dictator.
A pair of researchers from Virginia Tech and Cornell has teamed up to solve America’s hard cider identity crisis. Unlike wine and beers, cider does not have a language to describe how many kinds there are.
The 2020 presidential election is 34 days away, and there are numerous ways to vote in the city of Staunton, including by dropping your ballot in their new ballot drop box. The box is located outside of the Central Avenue entrance of the city hall.
The University of Virginia kicks off its new COVID-19 screening program called ‘Be SAFE’ this week. Rather than using the nasal swab, it will use saliva testing to rapidly screen students for the virus.
Another deadly pandemic reached central Virginia 102 years ago this fall. The virus that became known as the “Spanish flu” forced schools and churches to close and overwhelmed Charlottesville’s largest hospital in 1918. It shares remarkable similarities and differences to the COVID-19 pandemic.
University of Virginia Center for Politics Director Larry Sabato says the polling he’s looking at suggests the debate did not change a thing and former Vice President Joe Biden, who is still ahead of President Donald Trump.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, D-V.A., says he will not vote on Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court prior to Election Day and he criticized his Republican colleagues for being slow to pass a fifth COVID-19 relief bill.
A city council committee in Virginia’s capital has voted against a proposal that would ban police from using crowd control tactics such as rubber bullets, flash-bang grenades and tear gas on demonstrators.
The debate will offer a massive platform for Trump and Biden to outline their starkly different visions for a country facing multiple crises, including racial justice protests and a pandemic that has killed more than 200,000 Americans and cost millions of jobs.
JMU had its first virtual career fair Tuesday. Students could sign up for one-on-one sessions with employers, network with them and get their resume looked at. This event, like many others, had to be moved online.
There is much frustration over how COVID-19 testing is being allocated at the University of Virginia. The athletics department administered 1,168 tests over the last week with 945 of them coming straight from UVA Health and the rest from a third party.
A manager of rental properties in and around Harrisonburg will pay $335,000 to resolve allegations that he sexually harassed multiple female tenants and discriminated in housing on the basis of race in violation of the federal Fair Housing Act.
Service members on the front lines put themselves at risk every day. Now researchers at the University of Virginia are trying to determine if exposure to artillery blasts put them at higher risk for changes in their brain and quality of life.
A new survey by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University shows more Virginia voters favor Democratic nominee Joe Biden over Republican President Donald Trump when it comes to dealing with the coronavirus.
Chris Leigh, a Gloucester man with a rare kidney disease, says his kidney function is on the decline. He plans to have a kidney transplant through the University of Virginia Health Center, but is seeking a living donor.
The Republican Party of Virginia says state elections officials have created confusion among voters ahead of the November election by failing to make it clear that a witness signature requirement for absentee voters has been waived.
The Virginia Department of Health is releasing new data showing potential safety concerns when it comes to school reopening. The question now is how schools will use this data and how important will it be in the decision-making process.