We’re all connected — and not just in a yogic sense. By 2022, there will be 29 billion connected devices across the globe, according to a forecast from the June 2017 Ericsson mobility report.
Alumna Patricia Grace King is the featured author at a Feb. 22 Writers Read event at Eastern Mennonite University. The reading will be in Common Grounds coffeehouse in the University Commons at 6:30 p.m.
OneVirginia2021 announced Monday the upcoming launch of its the March Forth campaign for a constitutional amendment to end gerrymandering in the Commonwealth.
Nearly 50 of the nation’s leading academics, public historians, and descendant community advocates convened at James Madison’s Montpelier this weekend to develop new guidelines for how cultural institutions and historic sites teach and interpret slavery by successfully engaging descendant communities.
In celebration of National Heart Month, Augusta Health conducts an annual Heart Health Fair with many free screenings, demonstrations and informational displays about heart health and related chronic diseases.
Dominion Energy and the Library of Virginia commemorated the leadership and achievements of seven outstanding African-Americans during the sixth annual “Strong Men & Women in Virginia History” awards program held Feb. 7 at the Richmond Marriott.
Washington and Lee University presents a moderated conversation with journalist Herb Frazier, historian Bernard Edward Powers and poet Marjory Wentworth on the fatal shooting at the historic Mother Emanuel AME Church on June 17, 2015.
Virginia Organizing, Harrisonburg-Rockingham NAACP, and Harrisonburg Indivisible will hold a rally/call-in day in support of Medicaid expansion on Thursday, February 15 at 5:00 p.m. at Harrisonburg City Hall.
The City of Charlottesville will be working with a wildlife management specialist to implement a deer management operation that will begin in February and end in March 2018.
For those with experience in trading, our next statement won’t come as much of a surprise to you: Agile trade execution takes practice. In fact, it can take an incredible amount of discipline to reach a point at which you can ensure that each trade you make is the best it can be.
In an effort to assist additional small businesses in Waynesboro, the Waynesboro Economic Development Authority has revamped its revolving loan fund program.
A wide swath of organizations support an increase in Virginia’s long-outdated felony larceny threshold but oppose the so-called bipartisan compromise announced last week that traded an increase in the threshold for passage of legislation enhancing the enforcement of restitution orders entered in criminal cases.
The bridge over the Doyles River on Route 629 (Browns Gap Turnpike) in Albemarle County is restricted to vehicles weighing less than 10 tons. The Virginia Department of Transportation posted the weight restriction following a recent analysis of the bridge’s condition.
Virginia starting outfielder Cameron Simmons (Royersford, Pa.) has a left shoulder injury that will require season-ending surgery. The junior is expected to make a full recovery and be ready to return for the 2019 season.
The Department of Environmental Quality has issued a permit for Strata Solar Development to construct and operate a new solar facility, Gloucester Solar, LLC, in Gloucester County. The 19.8 megawatt (MW) project will supply enough electricity to power more than 4,000 homes.
First Lady Pam Northam highlighted the findings of two just-completed studies that show the sustained and substantial contribution preservation makes to Virginia’s economy through the incentives of state historic rehabilitation tax credits (RTCs) to repurpose and recycle old buildings.
House passes Toscano amendment to bar utilities from double-charging consumers for infrastructure improvements
The Virginia House of Delegates today passed House Democratic Leader David J. Toscano’s amendment to HB 1558 that would prevent utility companies, such as Dominion Energy, from charging consumers twice for infrastucture investments.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed by Congress in mid-December and signed into law by President Trump on December 22 of last year, was crafted with a few important goals in mind.
No. 1 Virginia (23-2, 12-1 ACC) plays at Miami (18-6, 7-5 ACC) in ACC men’s basketball action on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Tipoff at Watsco Center (8,000) is set for 9 p.m.
A local team of developers is leading an effort to redevelop a one-time Downtown Waynesboro anchor building that has been vacant for more than a decade.
As college costs for both public and private institutions continue to rise nationwide, the Mary Baldwin University (MBU) Board of Trustees has voted to freeze tuition for undergraduate students in 2018–19 at the 176-year-old institution.
Boston College’s Jerome Robinson is the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Player of the Week, while Louisville’s Jordan Nwora claimed Rookie of the Week accolades.
An Albemarle County grand jury returned eight additional felony charges against Albemarle Pain Management Associates Clinic physician Mark H. Dean on Feb. 5.
U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, released the following statement on President Trump’s budget proposal and infrastructure “principles.”
Eastern Mennonite University has announced the hiring of current assistant coach Melvin Felix as the new head men’s basketball coach. He has been the lead assistant at EMU under Coach Kirby Dean the past seven seasons.
A team of cadets from Fishburne Military School in Waynesboro recently concluded an exceptional round of competition in the 10th season of CyberPatriot – the Air Force Association’s National Youth Cyber Defense Competition.
Virginia basketball is back at the #1 spot in the national rankings for the first time since 1982, and the Cavaliers seem poised to make a run deep into March Madness.
Virginia basketball is atop the Associated Press Top 25 for the first time in 35 years.
The United States spends more on healthcare than any other nation in the world. It also has access to skills, knowledge, and technologies which are well beyond the reach of many other nations. However, in spite of this significant potential, the US healthcare system has earned a reputation around the world for being unusually cold and cruel, with care routinely being denied to patients on financial grounds.
Top-ranked Virginia (23-2, 12-1 ACC) hasn’t had to pick itself up off the canvas in a while, so it will be interesting to see how the Cavaliers respond on Tuesday on the road at Miami (18-6, 7-5 ACC).
Virginia Tech’s upset win at Virginia caused some movement in the middle of the ACC as we edge closer to Brooklyn. The Hokies (18-7, 7-5 ACC) have now won five of their last six, and are one of four teams at five losses in conference play.
The state tourist motto is Virginia is for Lovers. Here are ten great Virginia events and attractions that demonstrate how easy it is to love Virginia.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Katherine Boo is the ninth speaker in the 2017–18 Equality and Difference series, sponsored by the Roger Mudd Center for Ethics at Washington and Lee University.
The Fauquier Education Farm is offering four would-be farmers the chance to cultivate their own quarter-acre garden plot.
The Opening Night film at the 2018 Richmond International Film Festival will be Nona, a narrative feature written and directed by filmmaker Michael Polish (Twin Falls Idaho, Northfork, The Astronaut Farmer) and co-produced by Kate Bosworth.
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) just announced the detection of a new invasive insect pest in Virginia. In early January, VDACS inspectors discovered the Spotted Lanternfly (SLF), Lycorma delicatula, at a stone yard in Frederick County near Winchester.
Last year in South Korea, middle school teachers Yongseung Roh and Kyungyun Hwang read Howard Zehr’s seminal text Changing Lenses with a study group. This year, they were part of a South Korean delegation that came to Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) to learn directly about restorative justice from Zehr himself.
Smartly containing the cloud increases computing efficiency, Virginia Tech researchers find in first-of-its-kind study
Not too long ago booting up a computer meant there was time for a lengthy coffee break even before the workday started. For a decade now though, thanks to the cloud, computers have accessed information from virtual machines that exist in the ether, allowing software to launch quickly on demand.
The Virginia women’s basketball team (16-9, 9-3 ACC) picked up a 64-62 victory at Virginia Tech (16-9, 5-7 ACC) on Sunday (Feb. 11) at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Va.
Exactly 100 years ago this year, the first war ever to engulf most of the world came to an end. World War I had been a horrible and costly war, both in young lives and in resources. Those costs were particularly memorable in Staunton and Augusta County, the birthplace of the wartime president, Woodrow Wilson.
Regenerative Agriculture (RA) describes farming and grazing practices that help reverse climate change by rebuilding the organic matter in soil and restoring degraded soil biodiversity.
The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation will host two free workshops to help farmers maximize the use of manure on their farms.
Despite a one-point loss at home to Virginia Tech on Saturday, Virginia would be the top seed in the NCAA Tournament if the Big Dance started today.
The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton District during the coming weeks. The Staunton District consists of 11 counties from the Alleghany Highlands to the northern Shenandoah Valley: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Highland, Augusta, Rockingham, Page, Shenandoah, Frederick, Clarke and Warren.
Virginia Agriculture in the Classroom’s annual Agriculture Literacy Week will take place March 5-9, and Virginia AITC has selected These Bees Count!, a children’s book by Alison Formento, as its 2018 Book of the Year.
Gov. Ralph Northam has made appointments for key positions that may impact agriculture.
For Virginia farmers, January is a time for tax preparation, livestock births, equipment maintenance and professional conferences.
Gas prices seem to be holding steady and even dropping a penny or so on the week in many areas around the Mid-Atlantic region. This is a stark contrast to the last few weeks when drivers saw prices climb double digits since the first of the year. As of today, Virginia is down two cents on the week.
The following highway work is scheduled, weather permitting, in the Culpeper District during the upcoming week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones.
The National Park Service invites the public to attend the 2018 Blue Ridge Parkway Season Preview, a showcase of upcoming Parkway activities and projects. The event takes place on Wednesday, February 28, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Folk Art Center, Milepost 382, on the Parkway.