News

  • Monday June 12th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia primary voters next week will select candidates for the nation’s marquee race for governor. But they have no recommendations so far from President Donald Trump or former President Barack Obama on who to vote for.The Old Dominion’s off-year election is drawing national attention as a quasi-referendum on Trump’s first year and the future of the Democratic Party, and there have ...
    Read More >>
  • Monday June 12th, 2017
    STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. (AP) – A judge has rejected a Virginia Republican candidate for lieutenant governor’s request to have a rival deposed in a bitter fight over an anonymous email alleging an adulterous relationship. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/2sM9nXK) retired Judge Charles E. Poston of Norfolk dismissed state Sen. Bryce Reeves’ request to depose state Sen. Jill Vogel and her husband. Reeves has previously said there is ...
    Read More >>
  • Monday June 12th, 2017
    By ALAN SUDERMAN RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginians are set to head to the polls Tuesday to pick a Republican and Democratic candidate in the closely watched race for governor. The Old Dominion is one of only two states electing governors this year, and the primary could illustrate how voters feel about President Donald Trump’s early months and the kind of response they want from Democratic candidates. The ...
    Read More >>
  • Friday June 09th, 2017
    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) – The winner of a $1 million lottery ticket is collecting his or her prize in the nick of time. The Virginia Lottery says the winner of a $1 million ticket that was set to expire on June 30 will be announced Friday at the River Ridge Mall in Lynchburg. The ticket was one of two $1 million prizes drawn in its New Year’s ...
    Read More >>
  • Thursday June 08th, 2017
    By SARAH RANKIN Associated PressBOLAR, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s top environmental official insists the state is going “above and beyond” in evaluating the water quality impacts of two proposed natural gas pipelines. Department of Environmental Quality Director David Paylor made the comments in an interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday after it came to light that his department released inaccurate information about the water quality review ...
    Read More >>
  • Thursday June 08th, 2017
    Ferguson, the largest plumbing wholesaler in the U.S., will invest $82.8 million to expand its headquarters operation in Newport News, Virginia. The company will retain more than 1,000 associates and create 434 jobs. The company will create an additional campus at City Center at Oyster Point for its information technology (IT) workforce and other corporate functions. Virginia successfully competed against several other states for the project. “Ferguson’s ...
    Read More >>
  • Wednesday June 07th, 2017
    During a recent event at Virginia Street Cafe in Urbanna, Democrat Dr. Sheila Crowley announced she plans to seek the 98th District seat in the Virginia House of Delegates in the November 7 election. Dr. Crowley will oppose incumbent Republican Delegate Keith Hodges of Urbanna. She is an assistant professor at the VCU School of Social Work and the former CEO of the National Low ...
    Read More >>
No comments yet.

Leave a Reply