Learn English and Reading Now (LEARN) will have one of its four tutor trainings on Saturday, July 25.
Learn English and Reading Now (LEARN) is looking for volunteers to tutor Augusta County area residents in basic literacy and English to speakers of other languages.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine announced that his guest at Tuesday’s Presidential State of the Union Address will be Lisa Barnett, Coordinator for Career and Technical Education for Botetourt County Public Schools.
The Staunton Public Library will celebrate its 20th anniversary at 1 Churchville Avenue on Saturday, January 24, from 2-4 pm.
A new police substation serving The Corner commercial district opens today on University Avenue near the 14th Street railroad bridge, a joint effort of the University of Virginia Police Department and the Charlottesville Police.
Governor Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday announced the launch of the Governor’s Access Plan, or GAP, which will provide vital medical and behavioral health services for 20,000 individuals who have a serious mental illness and are uninsured.
The next Within Reach program in Roanoke will shed light on the depth and breadth of health care career options and what it takes to get there.
The ACLU of Virginia announced today that it has reached a settlement agreement on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) with the City of Norfolk in a lawsuit filed over the City’s refusal to treat texts of public officials as public records.
In a blow to Virginia travel and tourism, Governor Terry McAuliffe’s new budget proposal includes a new travel services tax on consumers who use the services of online travel agencies (OTAs), brick and mortar travel agents, small business tour operators, and other travel intermediaries.
The latest edition of the Y Magazine is on the streets highlighting programs and activities at the Waynesboro YMCA.
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. The Redskins (4-12) concluded the 2014 NFL season with a 44-17 loss to NFC East champion Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett talks with reporters after the Cowboys’ 44-17 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Tuesday. The Redskins (4-11) host the Dallas Cowboys (11-4) on Sunday.
Christmas came early this year to some of Washington’s biggest special-interest groups when Congress passed legislation that was laden like a decorated Christmas tree with some of the finest-looking and most expensive ornaments lobbyists can buy.
The American Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to make a resolution to give blood regularly in 2015, beginning with National Blood Donor Month in January.
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Sunday. The Redskins (4-11) defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 27-24 on Saturday.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service is partnering with the Virginia Forage and Grassland Council and Virginia Cooperative Extension to make the connection between healthy soils and high-quality proteins for human health in four Winter Forage Conferences January 20-23.
At the Board of Visitors’ request, the Virginia Attorney General selected an independent counsel to review the University’s policy, practices and procedures with regard to sexual assault.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine submitted a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan addressing the current issues associated with sexual violence on college campuses.
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. The Redskins (3-11) lost to the New York Giants, 24-13, on Sunday.
A federal survey ranked UVA Medical Center in the top 5 percent of hospitals nationally for its support of breastfeeding.
The multiple celebrations that make up the holiday season bring travel, big meals, and family and friend reunions. For state legislators the end of the year and the holidays bring an additional dimension: preparation for the next legislative session.
The Chesapeake Bay Program announced that Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has been named chair of its Chesapeake Executive Council.
Football game days in the ACC have always extended beyond what transpires for three hours on a field of play.
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Friday. The Redskins (3-9) host the St. Louis Rams (5-7) on Sunday.
I read this post from the blog Gawker on a topic related to the racial tensions resulting from the inexplicable grand-jury actions in Missouri and New York that let a pair of cops who killed unarmed petty-crime suspects go free.
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Thursday. The Redskins (3-9) host the St. Louis Rams (5-7) on Sunday.
This fall marked the first semester of the new Youth and Social Innovation major at the UVA Curry School of Education, and already students are bringing innovations to a local youth program.
An overwhelming majority of seniors support greater scrutiny in the license-renewal process for themselves and their peers.
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan met with students today about sexual assault issues and the University’s path forward.
This holiday season, the American Red Cross encourages individuals to give something that means something – a blood or platelet donation.
At a recent House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing, Acting Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy called the security lapses that allowed an armed man to jump the fence and enter the White House “devastating.”
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Redskins (3-8) play the Indianapolis Colts (7-4) on Sunday.
Dust off your conductor’s hat this Thanksgiving weekend and get ready for the 37th Annual Model Railroad Show at the Science Museum of Virginia.
Everything was going right for George Washington, and wrong for ninth-ranked UVA.
Re-using your greywater may be the only way to keep your lawn and garden healthy without taking more than your fair share of the community’s precious freshwater reserves.
Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order establishing the Commonwealth Council on Bridging the Nutritional Divide, which will be chaired by First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe.
UVA President Teresa Sullivan comments on Rolling Stone article on handling of sexual misconduct cases
University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan on Wednesday evening issued the following statement to the University community in regard to an article published on Rolling Stone’s website earlier in the day.
First responders will learn more about the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, at a meeting at Virginia Tech’s Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research and Extension Center.
UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett and Cavs players Mike Tobey and Justin Anderson talk with reporters after the 75-55 win over South Carolina State on Tuesday.
When a bird flew into the window of Becky Schneider’s office at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center last year, the avian ecologist rushed outside and found a stunned flycatcher that flew off shortly afterward.
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday.
Libertarian Party congressional nominee Will Hammer thanks his supporters and offers a post-election announcement.
Is the problem at UVA lack of talent on the roster? The recruiting numbers would suggest, as they did at this time last year with respect to JMU, no.