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College of William and Mary senior and researcher Mackenzie Chriscoe shows off a bag of fossils she found at Colonial National Historical Park in York County.
The Dig Goes On: William & Mary Students Find New Ways to Search for Fossils

WILLIAMSBURG – The pandemic didn’t stop paleontological digs for William and Mary senior Mackenzie Chriscoe.

Bedford Residents Sound Off Over COVID
Virginia Counties Fight Northam’s Shutdown Orders as COVID Cases Surge

BEDFORD-Virginia set a record Monday, with 3,242 new COVID-19 cases reported.

Petersburg Group Helps People Celebrate Thanksgiving
Petersburg Team Fights Food Insecurity Over Thanksgiving Holiday

PETERSBURG – The pandemic won’t stop over 8,100 Petersburg residents from enjoying a Thanksgiving dinner this year.

Adoptable dog S'mores bundles up for a chilly winter season. Contributed photo.
Be Careful What You Give Pets on Thanksgiving, SPCA Warns

MARTINSVILLE-Be careful what you give pets on Thanksgiving.

Students and garden club members pose with coloring books. 

(Back row, from left): Nancy Baker, Anne Vipperman Madonia and Cindy Edgerton 

(Front row, from left): Harmon McClain, Becky Farrar and Cedar Wade. Contributed photo.
Getting Creative Through Coloring: Virginia Garden Groups Encourage Kids to Go Outside

AXTON – The Martinsville Garden Club and Garden Study Club recently gave students at Carlisle School a surprise.

Joanie Petty, CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of the Blue Ridge, received the group's highest honor.
Boys and Girls Club Honors Virginia Woman With Their Top Award

MARTINSVILLE – One Martinsville woman recently received the shock of a lifetime.

Kitchen Stays Open in Richmond
‘The Kitchen’ Is Feeding Everyone on the Front Lines of Richmond Protests

RICHMOND- After spending months in prison, 37-year-old Rashawn Dawkins could've gone back to selling drugs.