The Lexington City School Board opted to postpone a vote on a new book selection and removal policy at its latest meeting. But the board added more books to the list of those banned from the middle school library.
Author: Billy Queally
After, Tuesday’s election, the Democrats will have a full Statehouse majority. Republican Glenn Youngkin is still the governor but he will have to work with a Democratic General Assembly.
The case against former W&L first-year Ricardo Vergara will move forward. Lexington police arrested Vergara in February for allegedly sexually assaulting a fellow student a month earlier.
Storefronts on Magnolia Avenue, which sat empty for decades, are now providing space for the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Virginia is just one of numerous states in the Southeast experiencing wildfires. Officials blame droughts in the region for the fires.
The home of the new FBI Headquarters was narrowed to either be in Maryland or Virginia. The new building will be just 13 miles outside of Washington and will be of modern design and will not need the nets to catch debris as the current 50-year old building has.
A Pilot Travel Center in Raphine and a new Tru by Hilton Hotel in Lexington will soon have electric vehicle charging stations. But electric vehicle owners say the region needs far more chargers to support longer drives through rural areas.
Tensions continue to rise at college campuses across the country. Multiple Ivy-League colleges have had protests on their respective campuses. Both Israeli and Palestinian students have said they feel unsafe on their campuses.
More than 60,000 workers went on strike July 14th. Company leaders at studios such as Disney and Netflix participated in negotiations with the actors and writers. The union must ratify the agreement before it goes into effect.
Jordan did not get the necessary 217 votes on the first ballot as the 20 Republicans chose to vote for someone else.