House Republican leaders announced their education agenda for the 2015 General Assembly on a press conference call with reporters Thursday.
UVA basketball Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the third-ranked Cavs’ 83-72 win over Davidson on Tuesday.
The holidays weren’t quite finished for Ball State, which took advantage of 35 free trips to the free throw line to outlast Longwood, 69-64, Sunday afternoon at Worthen Arena.
Beginning with Liberty’s men’s basketball game on Jan. 3, 2015 (vs. Presbyterian), Liberty Flames Sports Network radio broadcasts will move from the Victory FM Radio Network to WLNI and WFIR radio stations.
The Center for Innovative Technology announced today that after 16 months in operation, its MACH37™ Cyber Accelerator has launched 17 new cyber security companies.
Central Shenandoah EMS Council is pleased to announce that it recently received accreditation from the Virginia Office of EMS (OEMS) for its Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training programs.
Terry Allen scored 17 second-half points to propel the Richmond Spiders to a 65-54 victory over South Alabama in the second game of the Gotham Classic at the Robins Center.
UVA cell biologist Rick Horwitz has been named executive director of a new $100 million institute created by philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen to investigate and model the complex living machinery of cells.
A federal survey ranked UVA Medical Center in the top 5 percent of hospitals nationally for its support of breastfeeding.
Deville Smith carried UT Martin through the second half and scored 13 of his 16 points over the final 20 minutes of the game to lead the Skyhawks to a 77-67 win over Longwood Saturday evening Willett Hall.
The VMI Keydets used a 6-0 run to pull away, and then distanced themselves by outscoring the Samford Bulldogs 15-1 at the free throw line in the second half en route to an 88-66 win Thursday night.
nTelos Holdings Corp. announced several strategic initiatives to refocus on its Western Markets.
CM Punk finally spoke out on his departure nearly a year ago from WWE, and it was worse than a lot of us would have thought.
Virginia tobacco farmers have lived through enormous marketing changes in the past 30 years, and more change is coming. About the only constant has been that tobacco is still an extremely valuable crop that’s worth the time and effort to grow.
The UVA women’s basketball team (4-1) lost for the first time this season, falling 64-62 against Toledo (1-2) at the FIU Thanksgiving Classic Tournament on Friday (Nov. 28).
Richmond shot lights out in the first half and hit a season-high 11 three-pointers, but N.C. State stayed right with the Spiders and eventually pulled away for an 84-72 victory on Wednesday night at PNC Arena.
About a year ago, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel was visiting our troops in the Republic of Korea thanking them for their service and answering their questions.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, released the following statement today on Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s decision to step down.
The William and Mary men’s basketball team won its third straight, downing Rice, 69-65, at Tudor Fieldhouse on Saturday night.
The William and Mary men’s basketball team reached the century mark for the first time since 1998 in routing Bluefield College, 100-57, on Thursday night.
First Bank will acquire the branch banking operations of six locations in the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia regions from Bank of America.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on the Senate’s vote on the Keystone XL Pipeline Project.
Remarks by President Obama after roundtable at Parliamentary Resource Center in Burma on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014.
Bon Secours Health System has selected a combination of health management, patient engagement and care management technologies and services to help solve one of healthcare’s most pressing problems.
Join WriterHouse on Sunday, December 7, at 2 p.m., when UVA religious studies professor Dr. Kristin Swenson will interview Dr. Andrew D. Kaufman.
November is the peak month for collisions between vehicles and deer. Motorists need to be careful, especially when driving at dawn or dusk and in areas where deer are prevalent.
Post-deployment life can be challenging for veterans and their families, and both need support during this transition. Challenges can include PTSD and suicidal thoughts.
U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine released a statement applauding the announcement that the Secretary of the Navy has approved a plan to relocate the Military Sealift Command headquarters to Norfolk.
VMI athletics director Dr. Dave Diles announced Wednesday morning that the department will begin a search for a new head women’s soccer coach immediately.
EMU has announced the resignation of women’s volleyball coach Jeff Tyson. He has accepted a position as the Fitness and Aquatics Operations Manager at The Centre in Adrian, Mich.
Sean Singletary’s jersey hangs in the rafters at the John Paul Jones Arena, but he hasn’t been back for a game at his old stomping grounds since graduating in 2008.
Devenir Duruisseau is from LA, but the 6’9”,240-pound power forward at Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, Va.) isn’t necessarily of LA.
Gov. McAuliffe and Secretary Holton respond to Keith Miller’s departure from Virginia State University
Gov. McAuliffe and Secretary of Education Anne Holton released statements in response to Keith Miller’s decision to step down from Virginia State.
At the beginning of November, National Park Service facilities and programs at Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park will transition to a winter schedule.
A diverse group of stakeholders, including impacted community members, non-profit organizations, scholars, policy experts, lobbyists and scientists gathered Monday to discuss the looming issue of abandoned mine lands.
The No. 22 UVA men’s soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision to Wake Forest in front of 3,146 fans Friday on Senior Night at Klöckner Stadium.
U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Angus King have returned from a nine-day visit across the Middle East and South Asia that included stops in India, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Qatar.
Donna Price spoke last Saturday at Equality Virginia’s first ever Transgender Information and Empowerment Summit, held at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.
The Staunton VDOT District meeting is set for Wednesday, October 8, at Blue Ridge Community College, Plecker Center for Continuing Education, Weyers Cave.
Virginia drivers are more likely to hit a deer in the coming year than drivers in most other states, with odds of 1 in 88, compared to the national odds of 1 in 169.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern, South and Central Asian Affairs, released the following statement today on Afghanistan’s political and security transitions.
Bill Nye, scientist, engineer, comedian, author and inventor will speak at Washington and Lee University on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Keller Theater, Lenfest Center for the Arts.
The national average price for regular unleaded gas dropped to $3.36 per gallon Friday, which is the lowest price for this date since 2010 when gas averaged $2.73.
Washington coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. Washington (1-1) takes on NFC East rival Philadelphia (1-0) on Sunday.
Nancy Dunlap, MD, PhD, MBA, will step down as dean of the University of Virginia School of Medicine at the end of her term in November.
Almost 250 agricultural businesses nationwide recently received a total of $25 million to help expand their operations and create value-added products.
Today, at the second annual Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Summit, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that the Department of Veterans Services’ Virginia Values Veterans Program (V3) has certified 213 Virginia employers at the completion of its second year.
Today, Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced that he will sign “The Patriot Pledge,” committing to hiring more Virginia veterans, and will begin the process of making the Office of Attorney General a certified “Virginia Values Veterans” employer.
VMI has joined forces with one of the global leaders in performance footwear and apparel, becoming the first NCAA Division I school in the state of Virginia to sign an exclusive agreement with Under Armour.
Governor Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday signed a writ of elections declaring a special election to replace the congressional seat vacated by Representative Eric Cantor for November 4, 2014.