The Virginia Department of Elections warns that results are not complete. Absentee ballots are being accepted until Nov. 6.
Ballots are still being counted, but both proposed amendments had sizable support as of Wednesday afternoon.
It was a close race between Felts and E.A.C. “Annie” LePere.
The positions for Lexington’s city council and mayor were filled by the only people running.
Republicans advanced Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court. The full Senate will vote on Monday.
Rockbridge County students are headed back to the classrooms starting next month.
Virginia Beach city officials have approved money to renovate a municipal building where 12 people were killed in a May 2019 shooting. A total of $30 million will go to several projects that the pandemic delayed, one of which is the building renovation.
Gov. Ralph Northam ordered an independent investigation of Lexington’s Virginia Military Institute. The probe comes after a Washington Post article about black cadets facing racism at the school.
The new community project hopes to establish four to six businesses owned by people of color in Rockbridge County by 2021.
Buena Vista’s historic Paxton House is complete. Organizers and volunteers hope to see a new life for the nearly 200-year old home when the pandemic ends.