CHRISTIANSBURG — The Starlite Drive-In may have beaten a noise ordinance charge, but it’s still unclear if the decades old institution will be able to screen movies in the future without encountering any conflicts with the town.

RICHMOND — A state board responsible for protecting Virginia’s water awarded certification Thursday for the deeply controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline, voting 5-2 during a meeting that ended with confusion and conflict.

RADFORD — Police have launched an investigation into an incident involving what’s being called a rogue fraternity and a pledge’s allegations that he was forced to drink large amounts of alcohol, given dances by strippers and branded after he passed out.

CHRISTIANSBURG — Ralph Sergio Castrello resolved drug and property damages charges Monday with a plea agreement — handing over a restitution check, apologizing and receiving a suspended prison term for episodes in which he was caught making methamphetamine in Montgomery County and then while…

The court case against the third of three roommates of a murdered Pulaski man ended last week as prosecutors dropped a fraud charge tied to misuse of the then-dying man’s bank card.

PULASKI — New River Community College is attempting to expand one of its fastest-growing public-private partnerships in its home county, but elected leaders have pushed back on the effort and offered an idea of their own.

RICHMOND — A stream of protesters circled the state capitol Saturday to decry two natural gas pipeline projects they say will poison Virginia’s springs, creeks, rivers and lakes.

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