Nationally, food tourism is on the rise. Local businesses are working to draw in this niche group of tourists to the county.
After 15 years as the Red Hen, the dining venue on East Washington St. will rebrand for 2024.
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.
About 400 Rockbridge County High School students take classes through the Career and Technical Education program.
The initiative has gained wide support from Virginia policymakers and political leaders.
The United Auto Workers Union said Wednesday it has reached a tentative contract agreement with Ford that could be a breakthrough toward ending the nearly 6-week-old strikes against Detroit automakers. General Motors and Stellantis are negotiating with autoworkers to reach a similar deal.
Passengers from across the country and around the world are riding the 611 this month, bringing unprecedented levels of business — and traffic — to the region.
At least 75,000 Kaiser Permanente workers walked off the job Wednesday. In August, Unions representing Kaiser asked for a $25 minimum hourly wage with yearly increases.
Rockbridge County employers have raised wages and cut operating hours because they can’t find enough workers. New businesses on Route 11 may further deplete the labor pool when they open soon.
Long-time Taps bartender Bill Harden will feature his custom cocktails at a new restaurant and bar, Hardens, by early-to-mid November. He and his wife, co-owner Jessica Harden, will continue to operate Legendary Eats for breakfast and lunch.