Virginia has been awarded $270,553 in federal grants to help protect and preserve almost 200 acres of Civil War battlefields across the Commonwealth.
The United Nations of Comedy Series closes out 2016 with one of the funniest comedians in New York, Anthony Devito, on Saturday, Dec. 17.
Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke City) announced today that he will run for reelection in Virginia’s 11th District in the House of Delegates.
Governor McAuliffe celebrated the National Park Service’s acquisition of Werowocomoco, the former capital of the Powhatan Chiefdom.
The Free Lance-Star in Fredericksburg claimed Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s 2016 Ishee-Quann Award for Media Excellence.
In 2014 for the first time on record fatal drug overdoses became the most common cause of accidental death in the Commonwealth.
American Woodmark Corporation will invest $30 million to consolidate headquarters operations in Frederick County.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia will receive $17.5 million through the federal Preschool Expansion Grant.
Wes Bellamy is resigning from the Virginia State Board of Education, “effectively immediately.”
Over 2.1 million people selected plans using the HealthCare.gov platform since Open Enrollment began on Nov. 1, including 92,136 in Virginia.
Two Virginia farmers have been awarded the first grants of up to $5,000 from the Virginia Farm Business Development Program.
Months after the establishment of the nation’s first Century Forest program, families from all corners of Virginia were inducted into the inaugural class.
During the week following the national presidential election I attended two lectures on George Mason the man.
Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance is rallying the community to support their favorite local, independent businesses in downtown Harrisonburg this Saturday.
Statement from the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association on the Virginia Public Health Emergency declaration regarding opioid addiction.
State Health Commissioner Marissa J. Levine, MD, MPH, FAAFP, has declared the Virginia opioid addiction crisis a Public Health Emergency.
MAXIMUS will invest $1.87 million to establish a customer support center in the City of Hampton.
High schools are largely operated under an industrial model that has not changed in a 100 years even though the world has undergone major changes.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today the opening of the Southeast Asia representative office of VDACS.
Delegate Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke) has resigned from his leadership post as Secretary of the House Democratic Caucus in Virginia’s House of Delegates.
Hull’s Drive-In will get into the holiday spirit this weekend with two classics: A Christmas Story and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.
Virginia expanded its international presence with the announcement of a new marketing office in Seoul, South Korea.
A panel of influential voices from across Virginia came together Tuesday to discuss climate change and public opinion, and how it shaped the 2016 election.
VirginiaNavigator is a statewide non-profit that provides free web-based resources for older adults, people with disabilities and their families.
A couple of dozen young people marched back and forth through downtown Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday evening shouting “Love Not Hate!”
Twenty Virginia companies are among recipients of USDA value-added grants to help farmers, ranchers and small businesses develop new product lines.
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced the results of the crop production report from the November Agricultural Survey.
Beginning today, Virginians with excess or unused prescription opioids or other drugs can pick up a drug deactivation kit at one of dozens of locations.
The Virginia Department of Elections commended its local election partners Wednesday following the general election.
AFP editor Chris Graham leads our Election Day 2016 live blog with the latest news plus commentary and analysis up and down the ballot.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced November is Virginia Oyster Month in the Commonwealth.
Building a site that actually makes money seems like a daunting feat, doesn’t it? Regardless, savvy entrepreneurs are making it happen day after day.
Qualified Virginia voters have until Saturday to vote absentee in person at their local election office.
Virginia has secured additional federal funding to expand statewide a program to strengthen services for Virginians experiencing dementia and their caregivers.
Turkeys gobble up the limelight in the weeks before Thanksgiving dinner, but more than 300 Virginia farmers raise turkeys year-round.
The 12th annual Excellence in Virginia Government Awards program, a signature event of the Wilder School, will take place during a luncheon ceremony from noon to 2 p.m. at the Richmond Marriott, 500 E. Broad St.
A $1.45 million federal grant will establish and operate a Human Trafficking Task Force in Hampton Roads.
A small segment of readers seems to think posting comments to the effect that AFP is “biased” in its reporting might shame the editors into silence.
Governor McAuliffe announced the launch of VaAware.com, a website developed as a tool for Virginia’s fight against prescription drug and heroin abuse.
Governor McAuliffe announced the first round of Virginia Business Ready Sites Program grants to 28 projects across the Commonwealth.
Hull’s Drive-In in Lexington is hosting a special Military Movie Night on Wednesday night.
The official forecast for Virginia Medicaid, long-term care and mental health services expenditures through fiscal year 2018 is up nearly $300 million.
You don’t have money for TV, radio, big newspaper ads, but you still need to get in front of customers and potential clients. But how?
Those playful deer and their wandering eyes mean motorists will need to be extra cautious over the next several weeks.
Banks across Virginia provided credit education to more than 5,500 Virginians through the Get Smart About Credit program.
Twenty Virginia companies will receive value-added grants from the USDA to help farmers, ranchers, small businesses and entrepreneurs develop new product lines.
Two localities in Virginia have qualified for natural disaster assistance from the USDA due to losses caused by flooding due to excessive rains since Sept. 1.
My lack of success in my two first attempts to be elected to office was disappointing, but I understood the uphill challenge.
The USDA has awarded more than $70.4 million to help finance projects to increase reliability of rural electric utility systems in Virginia.
Virginia will receive $1.2 million as part of a settlement with Hyundai and Kia over misrepresented mileage and fuel economy ratings.