’Everything shook really violently’: NC 5.1-magnitude earthquake felt in Southwest Va.

Homes trembled Sunday morning after an earthquake was recorded near the Virginia, North Carolina border. The epicenter of the 5.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Sparta, North Carolina, about a half-hour drive southwest from Galax or about a two hour trip to Roanoke.

Georgia school with large crowds reports positive virus cases, closes for cleaning

The principal of North Paulding High School in a suburb west of Atlanta sent a letter Saturday to parents disclosing the positive tests.
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WATCH: Good Samaritans save Pa. father, 4 kids after car swept up in floodwaters

Five strangers took a backhoe into floodwaters to rescue a father and his four children after their car was swept away.

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Medical Cannabis: Here is how you can register to use it in Virginia

Virginia surpasses more than 100,000 COVID-19 cases

Richmond Police investigate 2 shootings, 1 stabbing; 4 people injured

Louisa approves plan to have more outdoor seating on Main Street sidewalk

  ‘This is about the leaders coming to the people’: State, city leaders speak with demonstrators at Lee statue

After several weeks of unrest, state lawmakers and Richmond leaders attended “Conversations at the Monument” on Saturday.
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Man serving life sentence for $30 of marijuana to be freed in La.

Prosecutors in Louisiana agreed earlier this week to release Derek Harris, who has served nine years in prison.

Deputies search for driver accused of leaving deadly crash scene on foot

New Amazon fulfillment center in Central Virginia opens

Virginia panel: Move Lee statue from U.S. Capitol to museum

Player wins over $223K at Rosie’s Gaming Emporium

Renovations delayed at Virginia Beach building of shooting

Number of homeless students expected to grow

Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg completes $41.7 million expansion project

Virtual career fair being held to connect job seekers with employers

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Ohio governor’s conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash

The Ohio governor’s positive, then negative, tests for COVID-19 have provided fuel for skeptics of government pandemic mandates and critics of his often-aggressive policies.

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JMU suspends fall football

Team Loaded organizing Weekend of Action for community

The Team Loaded Foundation is hoping to give back to 5,000 families this weekend and hopes many in need will take advantage of the event.

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WWII airplane tour adds 2nd day at Richmond-area stop

Dept. of Forestry offering cost-share to remove dead ash trees from public property

Nearly 13,000 COVID-19 patients discharged from Virginia hospitals

  Colonial Heights Police Department partners with Black Lives Matter activist

  Tri-cities lagging in 2020 Census responses

With less than two months before the Sept. 30 deadline for the 2020 Census, local officials say Richmond, Petersburg and Hopewell are on track to miss out on millions of dollars in funding for roads, education and healthcare because enough people aren’t filling out the questionnaire.

Top 10 wettest August already!

Hopewell to give out PPE kits citywide

Canadian man dies in ICE custody after being held at Farmville Detention Center with COVID-19 outbreak

  Richmond-area foster program doubling youth program size

‘Eagle Whisperer’ with the Stafford Sheriff’s Office helps release rescued eagles