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GIRLS BASKETBALL Abingdon 57, Tazewell 49 Alleghany 44, Staunton River 35 Atlantic Shores Christian 32, Hampton Christian 19 Atlee 59, Lee-Davis 56 Bassett 31, Patrick County 27 Blacksburg 47, Christiansburg 41 Broad Run 53, Freedom...
GIRLS BASKETBALL Altavista 72, Gretna 27 Amelia County 60, Randolph Henry 44 Amherst County 58, Rockbridge County 44 Appomattox Regional 47, Windsor 25 Bayside 44, Tallwood 41 Bethel 80, Denbigh 9 Blessed Sacrament-Huguenot 63,...
The state is allowing a woman facing animal cruelty charges to run a dog shelter at NFL quarterback Michael Vick's former Surry County dogfighting compound. Tamira Thayne's organization, Dogs Deserve Better, bought the property in 2011. Thayne was...
Week 12, Playoffs Cave Spring 45, Abingdon 0 Christiansburg 64, Bassett 28 Colonial Forge 27, Patrick Henry 20 Stuarts Draft 55, Dan River 27 Eastside 23, Northwood 16 Fort Chiswell 44, Grundy 3 Franklin 55, Craig Co. 9 Galax ...
Virginia education officials say 68 percent of the state's public schools met new annual benchmarks in reading, mathematics and graduation. The state Department of Education on Wednesday released results of the objectives aimed at reducing proficiency...
WDBJ InternAAA Northwest Region Division 5 Massaponax Freedom (LC) Freedom (PW) Mountain View Halifax County Albermarle North Stafford Broad Run Potomac Brooke Point Orange William Fleming George Washington Division 6 Battlefield Osbourn Park...
Despite a four-month search that attracted 41 applicants from around the country, Smithfield's search for a new police chief ended within town limits. Virginia Marine Resources Commissioner Steven G. Bowman, a longtime Smithfield resident and former town...
UPDATE: House lawmakers declined to adopt that would make it illegal to possess "dangerous wild animals." FRANKLIN — Debbie Jeter unlocked the chain-link fence door and stepped inside. Less than 10 feet away was a 450-pound brown bear. The only...
The Yorktown Power Station and Chesapeake Energy Center, the two largest coal-fired power plants in Hampton Roads, burn on average 6,700 tons of coal every day. The plants, which date to the 1950s, create enough electricity for 260,000 households. Yet...
Buzz word heard at the Gov. Bob McDonnell's energy conference: whipsaw. A financial term that refers a sudden change in direction, it was mentioned frequently during discussions over ever-changing electricity demand forecasts. “I think...
Weekend Anchor/ReporterFire crews are busy battling a 600 acre brush fire just South of the Virginia border in Lowgap, North Carolina. That's in Surry County. It's been burning since Monday. Firefighters have been on the scene there since 4:00 p.m. that day. Lowgap Deputy...
The second nuclear reactor at Surry Power Station is running near capacity after a two-month shutdown. The reactor, which was shut down when a tornado cut electric service to the power station on April 16, was operating at 94 percent capacity on Monday,...
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