As Virginia lawmakers weigh civilian oversight of police, some in law enforcement object

With the General Assembly set to convene for a special session next week, Virginia lawmakers are signaling strong support for legislation empowering local citizen...

Why Virginia’s election night might be more like an election week

Anyone expecting to tune in for quick results on election night should probably start thinking about it as election week, according to Virginia officials...

More dominoes need to fall in ACP’s wake

By Wanda Roberts, Barb Adams, Elizabeth Kreydatus and Denise RobbinsThe cancellation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline was welcome news. Many of Virginia’s citizens,...

Galax has less than 10,000 residents. Why was it leading the state in new...

GALAX --- Around 30,000 people crowded downtown Galax last year during the first week of August, gathering in Felts Park for the city’s annual,...

Another type of front-line: There’s an urgent need for funding for children’s mental health

By Dr. Arshia QaadirOn a recent day at his pediatric office in Vienna, Virginia, Dr. Michael Martin noticed something unusual about his schedule. “Twenty-five...

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