Dozens of new laws went into effect last week, including some making changes to the way Virginians vote. Most significantly, there is now "no excuse" absentee voting, and voters no longer need to show a photo ID in order to vote.
Several Native American leaders and organizations have sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell calling for the league to force Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder to change the team name immediately.
Over the weekend, Dominion and Duke Energy announced their decision to cancel the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. For some in Augusta County, the end of the pipeline is something they have fought for for a long time.
A regular at The Friendly Fermenter, who works in the healthcare industry, came to the brewery with an idea on how to give back. He bought 99 pints of beer to be given out to healthcare workers and first responders.
This holiday weekend, as more people are out on the road, state police are on extra patrol. Throughout the year, Virginia State Police participates in what are known as Operation CARE weekends, or Crash Awareness Reduction Effort on major travel weekends.
As Lexington city council met into the early morning, they heard many opinions, some live, many by email, and even petitions, but after four hourse, they voted to change the name of the city-owned Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery.
By Tom Hays and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
Before Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide last year, his defense against charges he sexually abused girls hinged on a 2008 non-prosecution agreement that his lawyers said prevented him from being charged with further crimes.
TJ Kim is just 16 years old, but he’s spent the last few months hoping to make a difference around Virginia and Maryland. Kim has made close to a dozen trips flying loads of personal protective equipment to rural hospitals in the two states. On Thursday, he donated 4,300 pieces of PPE to Augusta Health.
France is to name a new prime minister on Friday shortly after the announcement of Edouard Philippe’s resignation. French President Emmanuel Macron wants a new government to focus on efforts to relaunch the French economy deeply hit by the coronavirus crisis.