An amendment to permit beer sales in movie theaters failed Tuesday night, while an ordinance to ban smoking of electronic cigarettes at municipal buildings passed on first reading at Bristol, Tennesse
Some local parents and educators met Tuesday to discuss the Common Core State Standards for English, arts and math — and many were concerned about the curriculum.
National recognition for a local doctors group represents better care for its patients, officials of Wellmont Medical Associates said Tuesday.
GLADE SPRING, Va. — Questions posed of Glade Spring’s mayoral and town council candidates focused on bringing revenue and services to the town of 1,400.
Instead, as envisioned, a portion of the revised route will pass through Roanoke County on its way from West Virginia to another natural gas pipeline in Pittsylvania County.
Glade Spring Town Council members this week expressed their desire for more restrictions on allowing gas well drilling in Washington County.
On May 12, miners Eric Legg and Gary Hensley were killed at the Brody Mine No. 1 in a coal burst.
The rule significantly changes the overtime exemption for companionship care.
Charges against Terry L. Sharkey include damaging national forest property, cutting protected trees and using the forest as his home.
U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott, the state's only black congressman, has represented the district since 1993.
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — The 2014 Battle of Blountville Civil War reenactment will be held Friday through Sunday at the Old Hawley Farm located at 1173 Hawley Road in Blountville.
The annual event is a fundraiser for Speedway Children’s Charities.
Virginia's governor has signed an order directing state agencies to comply with the legalization of same-sex marriage in the state.
The Washington County Member-at-Large Unit of the League of Women Voters of Virginia is hosting a Meet the Candidates event on tonight at 7 at the Glade Spring Public Library.
The University of Virginia Medical Center is now the sole owner of Culpeper Regional Hospital.
InMotion has chosen Virginia as the site of its first manufacturing operation in the United States.
A mid-afternoon thunderstorm brought wind and rain and disrupted some electrical service Monday across the region.
At a pair of appearances in Roanoke on Monday, the two major party candidates for a U.S. Senate seat in Virginia worked to define each other’s politics, but on policy, incumbent Democrat Mark Warner a
Some Virginia opponents of same-sex marriage asserted Monday that the U.S. Supreme Court still has not clearly resolved the issue.
BLACKSBURG, Va. — Virginia Tech has joined four other state universities in banning discrimination against transgender students, faculty and staff, and has mounted a new effort to increase the school’