Rockbridge
  • Paige Gance Democrat Andy Schmookler has never run for public office, but next year he hopes to beat Rep. ...

    Paige Gance Democrat Andy Schmookler has never run for public office, but next year he hopes to beat Rep. Bob Goodlatte, the Republican incumbent in the conservative 6th Congressional district. Goodla ...

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  • FBI stymied by Appalachian Trail killing

    By Courtney Ridenhour On Aug. 12, hikers discovered the body of a thru-hiker on the Appalachian Trail in ...

    By Courtney Ridenhour On Aug. 12, hikers discovered the body of a thru-hiker on the Appalachian Trail in Hog Camp Gap, about 10 miles east of Buena Vista in Amherst County. Scott Lilly, of South Bend, ...

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  • By Billy Crosby The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is giving the Rockbridge Area Free clini ...

    By Billy Crosby The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is giving the Rockbridge Area Free clinic an $80,000 planning grant to assess the needs of the county. Suzanne Sheridan, executive dire ...

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  • Candidates worry about area's future

    By Shannon McGovern With a daughter in high school and 3-year-old twin sons on their way to pre-school, D ...

    By Shannon McGovern With a daughter in high school and 3-year-old twin sons on their way to pre-school, David McDaniel says he is motivated in his unopposed campaign for the Natural Bridge seat on the ...

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  • Alternative Montessori school opens

    By Morgan Holt Catherine Lueptow’s 12 years at Woods Creek Montessori were “lovely,” the former Primary I ...

    By Morgan Holt Catherine Lueptow’s 12 years at Woods Creek Montessori were “lovely,” the former Primary I lead teacher says. But this year, schoolhouse politics and conflicting teaching philosophies p ...

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  • By Diandra Spicak Lexington and Rockbridge County have yet to decide on a plan to supply water in an emer ...

    By Diandra Spicak Lexington and Rockbridge County have yet to decide on a plan to supply water in an emergency. This means that city and county residents who get their water from the Maury River could ...

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  • By Billy Crosby The Rockbridge County branch of Habitat for Humanity recently purchased 22 lots in the Gr ...

    By Billy Crosby The Rockbridge County branch of Habitat for Humanity recently purchased 22 lots in the Greenhouse Village subdivision. Local Habitat Director of Development Sy Hughes says that it will ...

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  • ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Police are investigating the theft of a tractor-trailer loaded with beauty products f ...

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Police are investigating the theft of a tractor-trailer loaded with beauty products from a travel center in Botetourt County. Botetourt County sheriff's Maj. Delbert Dudding told t ...

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  • Grace Presbyterian Relocates to Greenhouse Village

    By Billy Crosby After being in the heart of Lexington for 59 years, Grace Presbyterian Church has decided ...

    By Billy Crosby After being in the heart of Lexington for 59 years, Grace Presbyterian Church has decided to relocate to Greenhouse Village right outside of the city. The Rev. Paul Carter said the chu ...

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  • By Shannon McGovern Far from the rancor surrounding the presidential race, the political season has begun ...

    By Shannon McGovern Far from the rancor surrounding the presidential race, the political season has begun in Rockbridge County. This year’s ballot has yielded a crowded and competitive field in some r ...

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