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Blacksburg Regional Teacher of Year said to be pioneer for women in career and technical education

“Mrs. Carrier epitomizes the characteristics of the ideal teacher that we all want for our children,” said Bernard Bragen Jr.. Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent “Her passion and enthusiasm for teaching and children is reflective in the performance of her students. We are grateful to have her as a member of our faculty. “

Va. State Police advise “Party with a Plan” on St. Patrick’s Day

Drunk driving is not only deadly, it can also be costly. If caught drinking and driving, you can face jail time, lose your driver’s license and your vehicle, and pay up to $10,000 in attorney’s fees, fines, car towing, higher insurance rates and lost wages. In 2023, the week of Saint Patrick’s Day, there were 124 crashes involving alcohol in Virginia, and six fatalities.

Make appointment now for VA Claims session to be held in Haymarket on April 6

A VA Claims Session will be held in Haymarket on April 6, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and hosted by the ALL AMERICAN VFW POST 12218 of Haymarket/Gainesville.

Severe Weather Awareness Week March 4-10

SEVERE Weather Awareness Week will be conducted by the National Weather Service March 4-10, with a different type of weather emergency highlighted each day: for example, tornadoes, flooding, severe thunderstorms,

107-year-old Winchester cold storage firm plans $27 million expansion

Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced Feb. 20 that WCS Logistics, a Winchester cold storage company since 1917, will invest $27 million to expand in Frederick County. The company will build a new 83,000-square-foot cold storage facility with the capacity for over 13,000 pallets to meet increasing demand. The project will create more than 15 new jobs.

Global Tech Solutions to expand in nearby Loudoun

TTM Technologies, Inc., a global technology solutions manufacturer, will invest $13.4 million to expand in Loudoun County. The company is consolidating and modernizing its U.S. facilities to maximize current and future growth and will expand its workforce at its bare printed circuit board manufacturing facility in Sterling.

CoStar Group, a global east estate group, plans to move corporate headquarters to Arlington

Governor Glenn Youngkin has announced that CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP), a leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information, and analytics for commercial and residential property markets, will invest $20 million to relocate its global headquarters from Washington, D.C. to Arlington County.

Va, law enforcement groups oppose bid to legalize marijuana sales in Virginia now

“The legislation still has a long way to go, and we hope this letter and the proven data contained in it will make legislators think twice before casting a vote that will bring more hurt and pain to communities," says a letter to state legislators signed by Virginia Sheriffs' Association, Virginia State Police Association, Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police, and Virginia Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators.

Virginia’s statewide NO BURN law goes into effect Feb. 15: No outside burning before 4 p.m.

No outside burning before 4 p.m. More than 60 percent of the Commonwealth’s annual average of 700 wildfires occur in the spring. Rising temperatures, dry and windy weather, and abundant fuels such as frost-killed vegetation and dead leaves, increase the potential for wildfires and make them harder to extinguish.

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