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Compassion Not Just a Slogan
Compassion through Action: For Rashid, It’s More Than a Campaign Slogan

STAFFORD- Human rights lawyer Rashid serves his community through his actions.

Virginia Resident Fights for 'Equal Entrance' for All
A Message to Share: Virginia Woman Wants an ‘Equal Entrance’ for Everyone

RICHMOND-The business was a hit. Then, suddenly, it took a hit.

Kellene Wotring recently won a FIRST Robotics scholarship. Contributed photo.
Robotics Scholarship Paves the Way for Martinsville Senior

MARTINSVILLE-Kellene Wotring's interests started shifting during sixth grade.

A home in the Capitol is decked out for Christmas.
Tacky Lights Tour Sleighs the Competition in Richmond

RICHMOND-The Tacky Lights Tour features the gaudiest Christmas lights and blow-up Santas money can buy.

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office held their eighth annual Stuff the Cruiser event this month. Contributed photo.
A COVID-19 Christmas: Halifax Officials Provide Support Despite the Virus

HALIFAX COUNTY – If you typically collect supplies in person, how do you keep that project going during a pandemic?

Debra Ferrell placed this encouraging sign in a neighbor's yard, along with the gifts seen here. This was one of 53 random acts of kindness she performed this year. Photo courtesy of Debra Ferrell.
‘You Are Not Alone’ : Roanoke Woman Plans 53 Acts of Kindness

ROANOKE - Just before her birthday in October, Debra Ferrell put out a call of action.

Illustrated kids' guide to holidays in the pandemic.
This Year Is Different: A Kids’ Guide to the Holidays

If you're having trouble helping your children understand why the holidays are a little different because of the coronavirus, read this with them.