The Virginia Department of Elections has launched a new absentee mail-in ballot tracker to allow voters to follow their ballots before receiving them, and after they’re sent back to the registrar, to make sure they're processed.
University of Virginia students are coping under quarantine as additional positive COVID-19 cases are reported at a residence hall. Thursday night, students learned the number has risen to 15 total confirmed cases, as nine more students received positive results as part of point-prevalence testing.
The western wildfires have caused great impact to the western region of the United States bringing poor air quality due to the smoke being on the ground. But in our area the effects aren’t on the ground, they’re up in the sky!
According to a poll done by the Center for Public Policy at the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University, four in 10 Virginians say they’re not likely to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
Since July, Shenandoah County has helped 33 small businesses through its COVID-19 Recovery Assistance Program, and county officials say the program will continue after receiving more funding last week.