News

  • Monday July 11th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – For the first time since a state law took effect earlier this month, Virginia State Police were providing voluntary background checks for gun sales between private parties at a gun show in Richmond. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/29GZh1X ) State Police say three private background checks were conducted during the Richmond Gun Show on Saturday at the Richmond Raceway Complex. The new law ...
    Read More >>
  • Friday July 08th, 2016
    Hometown Kilmarnock resident Rebecca Tebbs Nunn will compete for the Ms. Virginia Senior America title in the 2016 Ms. Virginia Senior America Pageant July 14th (1PM) at the James Lee Center Theater, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church, Virginia.  The winner of this event will represent Virginia at the Ms. Senior America Pageant in Atlantic City NJ later this year. Ms. Nunn, currently serving as Vice-Mayor of Kilmarnock, is a honors graduate of ...
    Read More >>
  • Friday July 08th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Gov. Terry McAuliffe has picked a new secretary of agriculture and forestry for Virginia. The Democratic governor said Thursday that Dr. Basil I. Gooden will take over for current Secretary Todd Haymore. Haymore is leaving to become secretary of commerce and trade. Gooden has been serving as state director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development for the Commonwealth of Virginia since ...
    Read More >>
  • Friday July 08th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia officials are trying to make it easier to sign residents up to vote. Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday that starting this month residents will be able to apply electronically for voter registration at Department of Motor Vehicle service centers and mobile offices. Residents have been able to apply to register to vote at DMV locations since 1996. They currently have to fill ...
    Read More >>
  • Thursday July 07th, 2016
    Hundreds of Lancaster County residents turned out yesterday to speak before the State Corporation Commision. The commision held two public hearings at the Lancaster middle school on Wednesday to gather public comment on Dominion Power’s plan to build a new transmission line and fourteen support towers across the Rappahannock River. The towers, which would be constructed on the east side of the Norris Bridge, would be ...
    Read More >>
  • Thursday July 07th, 2016
    The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors is looking for citizens interested in serving on the many board-appointed groups in Gloucester. If you are interested in becoming involved in local county government by serving on a board, council, commission, or committee, please consider submitting your information to the Gloucester County Volunteer Board Bank. Current vacancies include one person needed to serve on the Board of Equalization ...
    Read More >>
  • Wednesday July 06th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia has won $165 million in federal grants for a new transportation initiative designed to improve rail service and ease congestion on Interstate 95 in the northern part of the state. Gov. Terry McAuliffe made the announcement Tuesday, saying the federal grants will be combined with $565 million in private investment and $710 million in other transportation funds for an initiative named ...
    Read More >>
No comments yet.

Leave a Reply