Virginia sheriffs on the ballot

It might not be the job that gets the most attention on a ballot, but local elected sheriffs can wield a significant...

Dogwood Dog of the Week: Barrett

It's time for our latest edition of the Dogwood Dog of the Week. This week, we we would like to introduce you...

Read Sen. Amanda Chase’s most provocative comments against LGBTQ people, equal rights, and Toni Morrison

Locked in a tough reelection bid, state Sen. Amanda Chase has spent much of her 2019 campaign defending incendiary, often right-of-right comments from past and present. In one of the more bizarre reports this year, Chase cursed out an officer for not letting her...

The Dogwood’s Voter Guide

On Nov. 5, 2019, Virginians will head to the polls to decide who controls the General Assembly. Who...

Dogwood Daily: The Virginia hedge fund manager taking on Dominion

Welcome to today’s edition of the Dogwood Daily. We’ve got a round-up of all of today’s Virginia news coming right up. And if you’re...

Latest Virginia news

Read Sen. Amanda Chase’s most provocative comments against LGBTQ people, equal rights, and Toni...

Locked in a tough reelection bid, state Sen. Amanda Chase has spent much of her 2019 campaign defending incendiary, often right-of-right comments from past and present. In one of...

Virginia sheriffs on the ballot

It might not be the job that gets the most attention on a ballot, but local elected sheriffs can wield a significant amount of power in Virginia. Their decisions affect how law...

Dogwood Dog of the Week: Barrett

It's time for our latest edition of the Dogwood Dog of the Week. This week, we we would like to introduce you to our adorable pal Barrett over at the Fredericksburg SPCA.
Pier with small house on the water at sunset

Chesapeake Bay education program forced to shut down program due to rising sea levels

After 40 years, Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Fox Island Education Program announced that it would no longer be hosting its annual education events after this fall. The reason? Rising sea levels. 

Virginian of the Week: Erin Chance

Welcome to the latest edition of our Virginian of the Week series. This week, we interviewed Erin Chance, a Richmond-based tattoo artist and business owner. Her work can be found on her Instagram, Facebook...

Things to do in Virginia: 10/18 – 10/24

Grab your Pumpkin Spice Lattes and let's all go leaf-peeping. Here's what's happening this week: Richmond / Central Virginia Ascend and Lead: A Women’s...

With another shutdown on the horizon, Virginia Congresspeople look to safeguard state

The clouds of a government shutdown are once again rolling over Washington this fall, an ominous sign for Virginia. A 2019 study from the personal finance website Wallet Hub...

Virginia Board of Education seeks nearly $1 billion in new K-12 funding

The governing body for K-12 education in Virginia will review a proposal on Thursday to spend an additional $950 million on the state's public schools. The money is tied...

Warner and Kaine introduce the ‘Virginia Beach Strong Act’

Virginia Democratic Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine introduced legislation that aims make donations to a fund for the families of victims of the May mass shooting in Virginia Beach tax deductible.

Larry Barnett and the joy of canvassing

Larry Barnett is a nice guy with a unique taste for life. He’s a musician, father and retired mental health professional. But his real joie de vivre is knocking on doors.