Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin has ordered that the flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia to be flown at half-staff at all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the Commonwealth.
17-year-old Josie Cox was a passenger inside a car that slammed into a power pole on the intersection of 22nd street. Now neighbors who live there are calling for the city to step in and slow drivers down.
“She came to a facility just crying. She lost everything. She didn’t have insurance. She didn’t know what to do. And I knew. I called the office and said this is the lady we have to help,” explained Shiles.
On Thanksgiving morning staff, at the Wildlife Center of Virginia prepared meals to feed 100 different guests of all shapes and sizes. The staff provided unique meals to a number of animal species that are currently staying at the animal hospital.
According to AAA, over 1.3 million Virginians are expected to travel by car over the Thanksgiving holiday and they’re expecting to assist around 6,500 drivers who wind up in a collision or break down on the side of the road.