Roanoke City Council’s plan to fill a vacant seat drew criticism Tuesday from mayoral candidate David Bowers. Bowers said council should call for a special election, rather than appoint someone to serve the remaining two years of Djuna Osborne’s term.
The Central Shenandoah Health District had a testing setup at the Rockbridge County Emergency Communications Center in Buena Vista Tuesday. No appointment was necessary, and there was no charge, but they did limit testing to those with symptoms or suspected exposure to the virus.
The prospect that President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans will fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat before the year is out has ignited a call for major changes on the court, including expanding the number of justices.
According to the Governor’s Office, the Commonwealth will refinance bonds issued by the Treasury Board of Virginia (TBV) and the Virginia College Building Authority (VCBA) in order to take advantage of low-interest rates. Institutions of higher education use these bonds for capital projects.
"Everyone should have the opportunity to be the best at what God has called them to be, so our decision to refuse to raise tuition for another year is just one more way we’re working to put that opportunity into people’s hands,” said President Prevo.
After wastewater results suggested the presence of asymptomatic carriers in the dorms, Echols and Kellogg residence halls underwent point prevalence testing to confirm the presence of COVID-19 positive students.