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Sleep in Heavenly Peace Finds Itself in Need of Supplies
New River Nonprofit That Builds Beds for Kids Needs Help

CHRISTIANSBURG - “No kid sleeps on the floor in our town.” That’s the motto of the national nonprofit Sleep in Heavenly Peace. But it’s also Paul Mele’s personal mission for Virginia’s New River Valley.

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What Will Worship Look Like Post-Pandemic? Virginia Churches Have Some Thoughts.

FLOYD- In the pandemic, Virginia churches had to adapt. But what will services look like after things return to normal?

Contributed photo - Carrie Steil (from left), A.J. Steil and Bill Steil celebrate A.J.'s graduation from lineman school. In the photo, A.J. wears his father's hard hat that he gave him as a little boy.
For The Steil Family, Restoring Power is a Family Tradition

DANVILLE-For the Steil family, restoring power is a family tradition.

For Valencia Robin, Politics Become Personal in Her Work
Charlottesville Poet Feels ‘The Personal is Political’

CHARLOTTESVILLE - Valencia Robin’s poems often connect her life to larger moments in American history.

When Will Bluefield Team Play Again?
Bluefield Alumni Support Basketball Team’s Protest

BLUEFIELD-It’s time for a change. Two hundred Bluefield College alumni delivered that message this weekend.

Nannie Helen Burroughs, 1879-1961, African American Educator and Civil Rights Activist, Half-Length Portrait, Rotograph Co, 1909. (Photo by: GHI Vintage/Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
‘Thank You For Your Sacrifices’ : Virginia Lawmaker Pays Tribute to Black Women

RICHMOND - "Thank you for your sacrifices." Del. Joshua Cole (D-Stafford) spoke in a Virginia House committee meeting Monday.

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.