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Governor Northam finalizes actions on legislation in advance of Reconvened Session

“When I evaluate legislation, I apply a simple test. If it makes our Commonwealth work better for the people who live here, I sign...

Farm Bureau Ag Safety Day

Photos by Pam Dudding-Burch

Sixth-grade science fair winners

Photo by Pam Dudding-BurchCraig County teachers agree that “you're never too young to learn about Science." These sixth-grade students who placed in the school's...

Virginia students again outperform nationwide peers on 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress

Virginia fourth-graders outperformed their nationwide peers in mathematics and reading on the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The national tests - also...

Kroger hiring 420 employees in Mid-Atlantic Division

Kroger is hiring to fill approximately 420 jobs in its stores in the Mid-Atlantic Division.The jobs include hourly and management positions in the 122...

Virginia State Police talking back unwanted prescription drugs April 28 at sites statewide

On Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Virginia State Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public...

Governor Northam announces creation of the Virginia Founders Fund

New seed investment fund that brings increased access to venture capital to Virginia’s underrepresented entrepreneursGovernor Ralph Northam recently announced the creation of the Virginia...

Warner, Kaine call on Senate appropriators to fully fund infrastructure repairs at VA facilities

Senators ask appropriators to use full funding to improve and modernize VA facilitiesU.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-Va.) recently joined...

Governor Northam signs Executive Order to enhance protection of Virginia’s air, water and public...

“I am proud to take executive action to safeguard Virginia’s environment and improve the quality of life of all Virginians,” said Governor Northam.“DEQ has protected...

Read Across America comes to Craig County

Every year, usually around March 2, schools across the country celebrate the love of reading by honoring the birthday of beloved author Dr. Seuss....