Democratic candidate for Governor of Virginia Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy answers a question during a debate held in Bristol, Va., on Thursday, May 6, 2021. (David Crigger/Bristol Herald Courier via AP)
Democrats Debate: How Do You Fix the Economy in Southwest Virginia?

BRISTOL-Historically, Southwest Virginia and Southside have had the two highest poverty rates in the Commonwealth. How do you fix that?

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Northam Plans to Lift Main COVID-19 Restrictions June 15

RICHMOND - Virginia's remaining COVID-19 restrictions could be lifted in just over a month, Gov. Ralph Northam said Thursday.

A look at the Virginia Railway Express train at the Manassas Train Station. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.
New River Valley Gets Rail: State Launches Western Initiative

CHRISTIANSBURG – For the first time since 1979, a passenger train is coming to the New River Valley. But that's just the start of railway changes we'll see over the next few years.

Garland Reverses Trump Administration Order, Sending Grants to Virginia

RICHMOND-Just over $10 million in law enforcement grants will be coming to Virginia this month, just a couple years late.

Some Abuse Survivors Have to Pay Their Abuser’s Student Debt.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Domestic abuse survivors in Virginia sometimes end up paying for their abuser's student loans, thanks to a nearly 30-year-old law.

Ettinger: A Hard Conversation, But One That’s Needed

BLACKSBURG-Over the past week, stories of high profile men abusing their power sexually have cropped up again and again.

Herring Files Appeal Over Equal Rights Amendment Ruling

RICHMOND-Federal courts need to take another look at the Equal Rights Amendment. That’s Mark Herring’s request.

Rashid: We Have to Choose Someone Who Can Win in November

STAFFORD-Qasim takes a look at the lieutenant governor's race and makes an argument for his chosen candidate.