Nearly half of the residents in Rockbridge County are either low-income or medically underinsured and it's a statistic that has a lot of people working to improve healthcare accessibility and services in the region. The Rockbridge Area Free Clinic recently transitioned into the Rockbridge Area Health Center.
They've been running for months, but Monday morning the candidates in Virginia's U.S. Senate race kicked off the fall campaign in Buena Vista. Democrat Mark Warner, Republican Ed Gillespie and Libertarian Robert Sarvis met voters during the annual Labor Day Parade, and rallied supporters during the speeches that followed.
Authorities warned Tuesday that the man believed to be behind the ambush of two Pennsylvania State Police troopers is "armed and dangerous" and may not be finished with targeting law enforcement officials.
State lawmakers are scheduled to interview judicial candidates on Wednesday in Richmond. It now appears that former Roanoke Delegate Onzlee Ware is in line to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Judge Joseph Bounds