Tag: Labor Day
The Harrisonburg and Rockingham County Democratic committees announced the list of speakers to the 2017 Democratic Labor Day Celebration.
Labor Day is a time for us to celebrate the workers who make our economy grow – the people without whom businesses could not survive and thrive.
Nine drivers, four passengers, a pedestrian and a bicyclist all lost their lives to traffic crashes in Virginia over the 2015 Labor Day weekend, according to preliminary data.
Work is a silver thread throughout the American character. Throughout history, it has been individual Americans who have helped our nation burst through economic sluggishness.
The Virginia Trucking Association is urging the the nearly 1 million Virginians expected to travel our highways over the Labor Day weekend to drive safely and follow several simple tips in order to keep this a safe holiday.
The ACC and Notre Dame have announced their football playing dates through the 2025 season, formally sealing the partnership that began this season and will feature an average of five games per year over a 12-year span.
The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Staunton man for a sexual assault that took place in early September at a Waynesboro apartment complex. Daniel Matthew Vest Jr., 18 years old, faces one felony count of rape for the Labor Day attack of a 54-year-old victim.
Although it has been many years since I was a teacher in the classroom, I still get a nervous stomach around Labor Day each year in anticipation of the beginning of a new school year.
Robert Sarvis ran for governor in Virginia as the Libertarian Party nominee in 2013, and despite barely registering a peep in the discourse of the campaign with all the attention on Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli, he still received 6.5 percent of the statewide vote.
Mark Warner was searching for the right front porch. “There was one lady I wanted to make sure to see, and I hope I got her, because she told somebody last night, Make sure he comes up and kisses me on my porch, and I couldn’t remember which porch, so I made sure I went up to every porch.”
Footage from U.S. Sen. Mark Warner’s speech at the 2014 Buena Vista Labor Day event.
Footage from Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie’s speech at the 2014 Buena Vista Labor Day event.
Footage from Libertarian Senate candidate Robert Sarvis’s speech at the 2014 Buena Vista Labor Day event.
Footage from U.S. Congressman Bob Goodlatte’s speech at the 2014 Buena Vista Labor Day event.
Footage from Libertarian congressional candidate Will Hammer’s speech at the 2014 Buena Vista Labor Day event.
The Potomac Nationals (77-58, 39-27) swept the Frederick Keys (65-71, 33-36) at Harry Grove Stadium in a Sunday doubleheader by the final scores of 6-5 and 5-4.
This Tuesday as children and school personnel head back to school, many motorists will find their once easy and fast route to work is now much slower.
News and notes from the region related to the Labor Day holiday.
There are just a few days left to experience Water Country USA’s newest family-thrill attraction Colossal Curl®, plus the park’s vast array of attractions that includes 42 water slides, refreshing pools, lazy rivers and kid-friendly play areas.
A grim discovery last night in Deerfield, Va., as investigators discovered the remains of Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr., the pilot on a routine flight from Massachusetts to New Orleans whose F-15C jet crashed in the mountains of western Augusta County early Wednesday morning.
Gas prices continue to head downward as nearly 30 million travelers take to the roads to celebrate the last travel holiday of the summer.