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|Animal Collisions Big Concern
AAA officials say October, November and December are the worst months for animal collisions.
In 2015, the DMV logged a statewide total of more than 6,200 animal-vehicle crashes, leading to one fatality and 589 personal injuries.
AAA officials... more >>
|Rockbridge Christmas Basket Program Applications
Organizers of the Rockbridge Area Christmas Basket Program are gearing up for the 68th year of the program, which provides food and toys to needy families at Christmas.
Last year, the program served more than 1000 families, with 1700 boxes of food... more >>
|Cook-Off November 6 at Marshall Hall
Three local chefs will compete on Sunday, November 6 in a Food Network-type cooking format in the first Victory Chef Cook-off in VMI’s Marshall Hall.
The event, which gets underway November 6 at 2 p.m., is co-sponsored by the George C. Marshall... more >>
|November 4 Job Fair at Buena Vista Firehouse
A Job Fair will be held on Friday, November 4.
The event is aimed at helping those in need of finding future employment, including HDT workers in Buena Vista, who recently learned that the HDT plant will close by the end of the year.
The Job Fair... more >>
|AAA Survey on Adult and Teen Driving
A new survey from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found that 77 percent of drivers, ages 35 to 55, reported talking on a cell phone while driving. That’s compared with 68 percent of teen drivers.
The survey also found that 45 percent of... more >>
|Public Meeting October 27 in Campbell County
A public information meeting will be held October 27 in Rustburg to get input on the study analysis for U.S. 29/Wards Road Corridor in Campbell County.
Campbell County, the Central Virginia Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Virginia... more >>
|Falwell Explains Decision to Pull Trump Column
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. is denying that he pulled a column from the student newspaper, the Liberty Champion, because the column was critical of Donald Trump.
Falwell claims he pulled the column because it was redundant of a... more >>
|$50,000 Raised for Hospice
The recent Kenney’s Cruise-in at Rockbridge County High School raised $50,000 for Rockbridge Area Hospice.
More than 460 vehicles were involved in this year’s Kenney’s Cruise-in, which was co-sponsored by Goad’s Body... more >>
|Federal Suit Filed Against Virginia Election Officials
A civil rights group filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Virginia election officials over outages in the state’s online voter registration system that prevented some Virginians from signing up to vote in the presidential election.
The suit was... more >>