Hakeem Leonard has recently been named as Shenandoah University’s first assistant provost for inclusion, diversity, and equity.
David Means will read on Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 7-8 p.m. as part of his week-long residency as a Rea Visiting Writer in Fiction at UVA.
VDOT has launched Virginia is for Lovers, Not Litter, a campaign aimed at raising awareness about Virginia’s litter problem.
The following highway work is scheduled, weather permitting, in the Culpeper District during the upcoming week.
As educators and students acclimate to a unique school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Virginia Agriculture in the Classroom is giving educators extra time to apply for educational grants.
The Virginia Department of Health is offering free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing Tuesday in Buena Vista.
Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier will host the Breakthrough Car Show on Sept. 26.
James Madison University announced late Friday that plans are being finalized to resume in-person instruction on Oct. 5.
Political strategist and social entrepreneur Tolu Olubunmi will deliver the inaugural International Day of Peace address at Washington and Lee University on Sept. 21 at 5:30 p.m.
Augusta County has secured purchase options for nine properties surrounding the Augusta County Courthouse in Downtown Staunton.
Lisa Cooper, a first grade teacher at Bessie Weller Elementary in Staunton, has been selected as the 2021 Region V Teacher of the Year.
Nominations for the Dawbarn Education Awards are now open.
Jeff Johnston has been named the director of public works for the City of Staunton, succeeding Tom Sliwoski, who retired after 22 years of service with the city.
This year’s Hands & Harvest Festival in Highland County, set for Oct. 8-11, offers a unique hybrid of both virtual and in-person offerings.
The northbound Route 29 exit ramp to Fontaine Avenue in Albemarle County will be closed on Sunday evening for paving operations.
Households in need of assistance meeting energy needs may be eligible to receive aid through the Virginia COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program.
The Staunton School Board will meet on Monday to consider a plan to return to in-person instruction.
A former Winchester-based attorney has been indicted on felony charges related to an ongoing investigation into his business practices.
Registration is now open for the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority’s Electronic Waste Collection Day being held on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ivy Material Utilization Center.
The Augusta County Fair is soliciting entries to the 2020 Virtual Fall Crafts Contest.