Students take on mission to slow down, buckle up

High schools in Amherst and Mecklenburg are among 25 high schools to kick off a statewide safety campaign to prevent speeding and increase seat belt use among teens.

Seven ways to use space heaters safely

Space heaters provide welcome warmth in chilly rooms, but that warmth comes with a big warning label.

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Mark Warner on Metro safety announcement

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) offered support today for several safety improvements announced by the National Capital Region’s Metro oversight board (WMATA) and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) in response to the fatal Jan. 12 incident at Metro’s L’Enfant Plaza station.

Moving beyond flame retardants

Putting flame retardants in furniture seemed like a good idea back in the 1970s to help protect against the risk of fire, but our insistence on safety has come back to haunt us.

Waynesboro Senior Center Winter-Spring Seasonal Education Programs

Upcoming educational programs at the Waynesboro Senior Center.

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Governor Terry McAuliffe remarks to the Joint Money Committees

Prepared remarks by Governor Terry McAuliffe to the Joint Money Committees in the Virginia General Assembly in Richmond, Va., on Dec. 17, 2014.

McAuliffe urges Virginians to get ready for winter weather

Winters in Virginia often are cold, snowy and icy and bring extended power outages.