LEXINGTON — Ongoing efforts within the General Assembly to bring an end to the state’s Lee-Jackson Day haven’t deterred some in Lexington from proclaiming their continued observation of the increasingly controversial holiday.
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BEDFORD — A Bedford man was found guilty Friday of aggravated sexual battery of a child.
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While the 1982 moratorium on uranium mining in Virginia was originally made to last one year, it was extended indefinitely in 1983 to allow more time for additional studies and public hearings.
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Former Gov. Gerald Baliles, a bookish Democrat credited with historic investments in transportation and economic development and who was elected in 1985 on a ticket that included the first African American and woman to win statewide office in Virginia, died Tuesday of cancer. He was 79.
ST. PAUL — Amazon officials made their first visit to far Southwest Virginia this week to give local legislators and economic development leaders the chance to pitch the region’s assets so it can have a stake in the company’s second headquarters that will open in Northern Virginia.