Stories tagged: "Virginia Features"

Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For Wednesday, March 3

RICHMOND- A bomb threat locks down Bridgewater College, a New Valley nonprofit needs some help and only one candidate showed up for last night's debate.

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.

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?

The former Friends Elementary School, an African American primary school located on the hill overlooking the CI farm campus. The building is now used by the Montgomery County Public Schools Corps of Cadets. Photo by Ashley Spinks Dugan.
What Was It Like to Be Black in Appalachia? Institute Offers Historical Lesson.

CHRISTIANSBURG- The Christiansburg Institute is using a driving tour to educate folks about the history of being Black in Appalachia.

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.

Millions of Virginians Vote by Mail
Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For Thursday, Feb. 18

RICHMOND-The storm settles in, debate dates get finalized and a political candidate calls for records to be released.

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.