Shenandoah National Park is looking for stories from former visitors of their family members who stayed at the Lewis Mountain Campground during the era of Segregation. Lewis Mountain was the designated area of the park for African-Americans from 1939 until the park was integrated in 1950.
Montgomery County Sheriff Hank Partin has been appointed to the Virginia Parole Board by Governor Glenn Youngkin. In a phone interview Tuesday afternoon, Partin said he expects to fill a part-time position on the parole board and continue to serve the citizens of Montgomery County as Sheriff.
By Associated Press and The Charleston Gazette-Mail
The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported that federal officials announced last week that West Virginia would receive the funding over the next five years, starting with $101.3 million for fiscal year 2022.
Virginia lawmakers witnessed another historic moment Monday, as Lieutenant Governor Winsome Sears picked up a gavel in the State Senate for the first time. Sears is the first woman to serve as Lieutenant Governor, and the first woman of color to hold statewide office.