In medicine, the rule (often incorrectly attributed to Hippocrates) is “first, do no harm.”
Republicans representing far Southwest Virginia are not necessarily embracing the Democratic governor's idea.
As Gov. Ralph Northam tries to accelerate legalization of small amounts of marijuana in Virginia, he also wants additional money for training law enforcement officers and educating young people about the drug and its dangers.
On Tuesday, the Bedford County Planning Commission discussed a draft of an amendment to the county’s solar ordinance that, if adopted, would allow establishment of solar facilities in Bedford County.
Did the dam just break?
A little more than a half-century ago, conservative Democrats — back then there were such things — wrote a loophole into the state constitutio…
Reference Oct. 7 editorial, “Virginia’s connection to the 25th Amendment.”
Political redistricting ahead of Virginia’s 2021 elections will kick off soon under a transformed process, which voters approved this week through a constitutional amendment meant to curb gerrymandering.
Cain: Amendments on the ballot on Election Day
The 25th Amendment was never invoked after President Ronald Reagan was shot in 1981. Reagan did temporarily transfer power to Vice President George H. W. Bush while undergoing surgery to remove a polyp from his colon in 1985, but he said at the time he wasn't formally invoking the 25th Amendment. While he said he was "mindful" of it, he didn't believe "that the drafters of this Amendment intended its application to situations such as the instant one." Bush was acting president for eight hours according to a book on the amendment by John D. Feerick.
Virginia voters will consider a constitutional amendment in November that would revamp the state’s political redistricting process, and efforts to sway public opinion on the matter are heating up.
Northam lists new laws that took effect July 1.
Break your garden plan into several easy-to-accomplish steps. You’ll be less likely to spend impulsively on cool-but-unnecessary equipment or kill the plants you bought because you didn’t have time to plant them. Be realistic about your space and goals; do you really have time this weekend to prep your garden bed and plant 60 seedlings (that’s 10 six-packs of flowers and vegetables)? Do you have room for 60 seedlings? Spreading out the work will make things easier on your wallet too.
In “The Lord of the Rings” Frodo Baggins was the keeper of the all-powerful “one ring to rule them all” for 17 years before even the humble ho…
Bedford County officials continue to develop a proposed zoning ordinance amendment to create an airport district — which would outline how air…
Today we’re going to talk about the devil. Not the satanic version who inhabits a certain unusually warm part of the afterlife, but the more c…
With time running out for Virginia to enact an independent, citizen-run commission for the 2021 redistricting process, anti-gerrymandering advocates released a new legislative proposal Thursday that has drawn bipartisan sponsors in the Senate.
By Chris Hurst