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A flyover in rural Virginia shows a forest of trees bordering a cow farm and a hayfield. Taken around the beginning of November, when trees are multicolored and starting to drop their leaves. The two-lane road in the shot is the major road heading into the local town. The altitude of the drone was around 250 feet.
A Primer on Rural Issues Across Virginia

Some of the biggest issues Virginia's rural regions face include broadband access, economic development, and transportation.

Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., a key moderate in the Democratic Caucus, arrives as the House considers President Joe Biden's $1.85 trillion-and-growing domestic policy package, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Spanberger Secures More Than $6 Million In Federal Funding For VA-07: Here’s How It Helps

Rep. Abigail Spanberger secured the funds through the House of Representatives’ Community Project Funding program, designed to support locally planned projects as part of the yearly appropriations process.

In this July 15, 2021, photo, Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va., left, speaks to a Naval officer after a ceremony marking full operation of the NATO's Joint force Command aboard the USS Kearsarge at Naval Station Norfolk, in Norfolk, Va. Republicans and Democrats have something in common when it comes to recruiting candidates they hope will deliver majorities in Congress after the 2022 election, and that's military veterans.(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Happy Virginia Women Veterans Week!

During this week, the commonwealth will place special emphasis on the ladies that protect and serve, both in the past and at present. 

Construction workers erect scaffolding around a pedestal as they prepare to dismantle it on December 6, 2021 in Richmond, Virginia.  (Photo by Eze Amos/Getty Images)
Confederate Statues Finally Fall in Richmond, Charlottesville

The fate of two well-known Confederate monuments in two Virginia cities has been decided, after they were removed from their spots.

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Virginia-made Holiday Gift Guide

It’s time to officially jump into Dogwood’s 2021 Virginia-made Holiday Gift Guide featuring artisans making meaningful items throughout the Southside and Southwest regions. 

An electric school bus rolled out from Alexandria Public Schools
Electric Buses Rolled Out in Alexandria

Alexandria City Public Schools students will take a ride into the future, thanks to a partnership with Dominion Energy. More school divisions across the commonwealth could soon follow suit, thanks to President Joe Biden’s signature on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill. Dominion Energy, an American power and energy company headquartered in Richmond, announced in June 2020...

Can I Opt Out of the Child Tax Credit Payments? Here’s The Answer

DANVILLE-What if I want to wait until next year's tax return to get the child tax credit? It's definitely doable. Here's how.