Jon Lanford will join Botetourt County as its assistant administrator.
School divisions in the Roanoke Valley are using measures of COVID-19 spread to determine whether they will play winter sports. The season doesn't open until next month, but the numbers now are not even close to being at acceptable levels.
Chadwick Boseman's widow, Simone Ledward, has been appointed administrator of the late actor's estate after he died without a will.
New Covid-19 cases in the US may be on the decline but some officials across the country's heartland reported worrisome news this week.
As a recent Virginia Tech graduate and a former member of the Student Government Association (SGA), I am disappointed to see the organization …
In 1918, India’s colonial administrators noted that the poor and malnourished were much more likely to succumb to flu than the more affluent. Overall, people across the world are better nourished today. While malnutrition remains a global crisis, the World Health Organization reports that daily food consumption rose by 25% between 1965 and 2015. To the extent that better nutrition strengthens the immune system, we are in a better position to fight off infection than our ancestors were in 1918.
From enhancing distance learning to cleaning school buildings, local school districts are beginning to consider how to spend their share of the $310 million allocated this week in federal stimulus money for New Jersey education in response to COVID-19.
BRIDGETON — A Cumberland County freeholder on Wednesday called for reforms to the county’s Department of Corrections amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as hazard pay for corrections officers.
BRIDGETON — Cumberland County jail officials failed to develop policies and provide necessary equipment for corrections officers ahead of the COVID-19 pandemic, a civil lawsuit filed last week by the officers union alleges.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, school sporting events have been postponed, fans banned, school plays and class trips canceled, and outsiders told to stay off school campuses.
CHARLOTTE – Virginia Tech announced Kevin Cristello as Assistant Athletics Director – Chief of Staff & Football Operations.
By Michael Hill Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — Drug overdose patients rushed to some emergency rooms in New York’s Hudson Valley are asked a…
Police, health agencies and community groups are using the data to track spikes. By Michael Hill Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — Drug overdose…
"As parents, it can be all too tempting to try and plan something for every day of our kids’ summer vacations. ... I encourage you to resist that temptation. Make it your goal to hear the phrase “I’m bored” at least three times this summer."
Last month, Dr. Doug Warren was honored by his family with the creation of the Dr. Douglas D. Warren Endowed Scholarship at New River Communit…
I read Maurice Fisher's essay in your paper on August 28 concerning "America's failed social experiments." I couldn't agree with someone more …
The Bedford County Board of Supervisors has started the search to replace County Administrator Carl Boggess, who announced in May he plans to retire.
Ben Bowling’s valedictorian speech was one of the rare instances where electoral polling numbers can help us understand humor.