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GIRLS BASKETBALL Abingdon 57, Tazewell 49 Alleghany 44, Staunton River 35 Atlantic Shores Christian 32, Hampton Christian 19 Atlee 59, Lee-Davis 56 Bassett 31, Patrick County 27 Blacksburg 47, Christiansburg 41 Broad Run 53, Freedom...
GIRLS BASKETBALL Albemarle 54, Mountain View 51 Alleghany 66, Rockbridge County 52 Altavista 54, Appomattox 16 Bassett 53, Magna Vista 31 Battlefield 45, Broad Run 44 Bayside 80, Ocean Lakes 74 Bishop O'Connell 72, Archbishop Carroll,...
Virginia education officials say 68 percent of the state's public schools met new annual benchmarks in reading, mathematics and graduation. The state Department of Education on Wednesday released results of the objectives aimed at reducing proficiency...
WDBJ7 ReporterA piece of Virginia history could soon be in a junk yard. A one-lane bridge on Taylor's Mill Road in Pittsylvania County is nearly 100 years old. It was used in Orange County, Virginia near Fredricksburg then moved to Gretna in 1944. Virginia Department...
The City of Salem is receiving a grant from the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation to acquire nine acres to complete the Roanoke River Greenway project between Rotary Park and the city line. Another grant was awarded to the city for the trail...
Ninety-six percent of Virginia's public schools are fully accredited for the 2011-12 school year. The Virginia Department of Education made the announcement Thursday. The accreditation is based on performance of students on Standards of Learning and...
The Lynchburg School Board has named a tempoary superintendent. Dr. Larry Massie will be the acting leader until the school board has the opportunity to search for a permanent replacement. Dr. Massie will begin his post on August 1st. ---------------...
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is dropping plans to build a store near the Wilderness Battlefield in northern Virginia. Lawyers representing the Arkansas-based retailer made the announcement Wednesday in Orange County Circuit Court. The nation's largest...
ORANGE, Va. (AP) -- Civil War preservation officials who battled Wal-Mart Stores Inc. for proposing a Supercenter near a northern Virginia battlefield are praising the retailer for selecting a new site miles from hallowed ground. The Civil War Trust...
L.A. NOWA former husband and wife from San Clemente were convicted of stealing $330,000 for the man's 89-year-old mother, authorities said Monday....
Lee Chapin Sammis passed away February 12, 2013, in his home in Newport Beach, CA, where he lived and built his business for the past 50 years. He was born on February 15, 1931 in Los Angeles to MIT graduates Ford Woodruff and Constance Sharp Sammis. ...
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelThe cast, crew and faculty of “Yes, Virginia the Musical” at Howard Middle School Two Orange County schools — Howard Middle School, home of a new performing and visual arts academy, and Andover Elementary School — are among 100...
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