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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. “

Gov. Youngkin proposes 242 budget amendments

Together, the 242 amendments to the budget offered by the Governor he says preserve the vast majority of spending priorities as passed by the General Assembly. It increased funding for Metro, toll relief in Hampton Roads, affordable access in Higher Education, and the Housing Trust Fund, the Governor's Office said.

Flags to be lowered in respect for deceased Va. firefighter James C. Ward

James C. Ward was a part-time Firefighter for the Virginia Department of Forestry, who tragically lost his life in the line of duty on March 30, 2024.

Intermittent closings this weekend on I-95 northbound near Dale City for Powell’s Creek work

VDOT reports that the northbound I-95 general purpose lanes will have lane closures, weather permitting, Friday night, April 5 and Saturday night, April 6 around mile marker 155between the Dale City Truck-Only Safety Rest Area North and Cardinal Drive for Powells Creek bridge work.

You can help avoid invasive plant pests and diseases that threaten Va. agriculture

April is Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month and there is a lot of concern about non-native plant pests and plant diseases. Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) encourages everyone to help reduce the threat that invasive plant pests and diseases pose to Virginia’s agricultural and natural resources.

Retired State Sen. Frank M. Ruff Jr. honored with Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award

Ruff held seats on key committees in the Virginia General Assembly that influenced policy impacting farmers, including the Agriculture, Appropriations, and General Laws & Technology committees. He also chaired the Virginia Tobacco Region and Revitalization Commission and the Center for Rural Virginia board of trustees.

Eastbound I-66 lance closures in Rosslyn tonight, March 26

Eastbound I-66 will have single-lane closures at the Rosslyn Tunnel, weather permitting, tonight--between 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 26 and 5 a.m. Wednesday, March 27.

Special Va. license plate unveiled at kickoff to Women’s Veterans Week

Gov.Glenn Youngkin led the celebration of Virginia Women Veterans Week, March 17-23, during a special ceremony hosted by the Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS) in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) at the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond.

Spirit of Virginia Award to the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association’s for preservation efforts

Said Governor Glenn Youngkin. “In rescuing America’s most historic home and pioneering the preservation space, the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association embodies what it means to uplift the spirit of Virginia, and we thank them for their past and ongoing efforts.”

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