Parents and students are frustrated by what they say is a lack of communication and action from the school administration following reports of hate speech. Many also felt unsafe when no lockdown occurred after a gun was found on RCHS property.
The president emphasized that between the mass killings in Atlanta massage businesses and the Colorado grocery store shooting last month, there were more than 850 additional shootings that killed 250 and injured 500 in the U.S.
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.
To accommodate an expected large crowd at its meeting Monday, the Board of Supervisors has moved its meeting to Rockbridge County High School.
Democratic candidates gathered in Westerville, Ohio, on Tuesday for the latest round of primary debates.
The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled the lawsuit does not violate a federal law that shields gun manufacturers from liability when their guns are used in crimes.
Local students emphasized political accountability and gun safety as key priorities.
Heightened national concerns about violence involving firearms fuel the debate in Richmond and the Rockbridge area.
In a bipartisan agreement, McAuliffe and the General Assembly agreed to acknowledge more out-of-state concealed carry permits and to increase checks on gun ownership eligibility.
By Rachel Stone The number of concealed-carry permits in the Rockbridge area has dramatically increased in the last few years.…