Rockbridge
  • Rowsey not returning to RCHS

    RCHS students Jalyn Brown, a senior, Andrew Rowsey, a junior, and Jaron Cress, a senior, play around on t ...

    RCHS students Jalyn Brown, a senior, Andrew Rowsey, a junior, and Jaron Cress, a senior, play around on the school's basketball court. Photo by Katie Shelor.By Katie Shelor Junior point guard Andrew R ...

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  • Recycling event targets old TVs and used electronics

    By Michael McGuire An "E-cycling" event in Lexington last weekend was part of a Recycle Mania tournament ...

    By Michael McGuire An "E-cycling" event in Lexington last weekend was part of a Recycle Mania tournament among colleges across the country. VMI is taking part in the competition, which will last for a ...

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  • By Tilden Bowditch Bids on the Rockbridge Area Network Authority’s (RANA) proposed network came in much h ...

    By Tilden Bowditch Bids on the Rockbridge Area Network Authority’s (RANA) proposed network came in much higher than expected. But much of the county will still get faster Internet service. Contractors ...

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  • By Sarah Stiefvater In a Haitian village without electricity or enough of anything, it is prayer and the ...

    By Sarah Stiefvater In a Haitian village without electricity or enough of anything, it is prayer and the kindness of strangers that help the people survive. Thanks to an ongoing medical supplies drive ...

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  • By Christine Luby Higher-than-expected construction bids on Rockbridge County’s fiber-optic network mean ...

    By Christine Luby Higher-than-expected construction bids on Rockbridge County’s fiber-optic network mean that 30 percent of property owners will not receive broadband Internet anytime soon. On a 5-0 v ...

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  • Boxerwood trains residents to teach about nature

    By Evelyn Rupert For the third year, local nature lovers have the chance to spend more than 40 hours in t ...

    By Evelyn Rupert For the third year, local nature lovers have the chance to spend more than 40 hours in the classroom and the field training to become Virginia Master Naturalists. The Rockbridge Count ...

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  • RATS moves to new home

    By Alex Cummings With its new digs, the Rockbridge Area Transportation System is on the fast track to the ...

    By Alex Cummings With its new digs, the Rockbridge Area Transportation System is on the fast track to the local nonprofit “big leagues,” says Executive Director Betty LaRock. RATS, as it is known, mov ...

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  • High school students build homes

    By Alex Cummings Rockbridge County High School students in Kurt Bennett’s building trades classes are lea ...

    By Alex Cummings Rockbridge County High School students in Kurt Bennett’s building trades classes are learning to build houses through Habitat for Humanity’s High School House program. The program rec ...

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  • Bill could make firing teachers easier

    By Kelly Mae Ross Local teachers say they’re worried a bill that would make it easier for teachers to be ...

    By Kelly Mae Ross Local teachers say they’re worried a bill that would make it easier for teachers to be fired could scare new teachers away from Virginia. Thursday, the Senate Education and Health Co ...

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  • January horse slaughter still unsolved

    By Tilden Bowditch More than a month after a prize-winning thoroughbred was shot in Rockbridge County, th ...

    By Tilden Bowditch More than a month after a prize-winning thoroughbred was shot in Rockbridge County, the county sheriff’s office is still trying to understand what happened. The horse’s owner, Bob C ...

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