The money is in addition to normal spending for cemetery maintenance. Some Lexington residents say the improvements to Evergreen Cemetery are long overdue.
A constitutional and local law expert at the University of Virginia said he expects today’s decision to be the final word on this particular case.
Chauvin, 45, is charged with murder and manslaughter, accused of killing Floyd by kneeling on the 46-year-old Black man’s neck for 9 minutes, 29 seconds. The most serious charge facing the now fired officer carries up to 40 years in prison.
The killings followed a mass shooting at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado, last week that left 10 dead. A week before that, six Asian women were among eight people killed at three Atlanta-area spas.
The two new markets will open up in April and May, adding to the number of opportunities for farmers and produce shoppers.
Lexington Presbyterian Church and St. Patrick’s Catholic Church are both hosting Easter Sunday in-person services but also live streaming them.
A gathering of classic cars and trucks attracted people to downtown Buena Vista and its businesses over the weekend, a triumphant return after a COVID hiatus last year.
Only four percent of citizens in the European Union have been fully vaccinated to date.
Investigators are trying to follow the purchase trail of the AR-15-type weapon used in the shooting. Pres. Biden ordered flags to return to half staff, just as his flag-lowering order had expired for the recent Atlanta shootings.
The fuel truck driver faces four counts of involuntary manslaughter for an explosion that killed four at the South River Market in May of 2019.