Two people were taken to the hospital Thursday after an accident at a vehicle axle assembly plant in northeast Roanoke.
After hearing testimony from a clerk at a Bonsack liquor store, a jury this week rejected her claim that she was sexually harassed by her manager.
BLACKSBURG — Environmental activists from Germany, who have organized mass mobilizations against coal mining operations in their country, are meeting this week with opponents of the Mountain Valley Pipeline.
Gov. Ralph Northam vetoed a bill Thursday that would have allowed knife manufacturers in Virginia to make switchblades but only distribute them out of state.
RICHMOND — Virginia’s pension fund is in a worse position to handle a market meltdown than it was before the Great Recession more than a decade ago, according to a recent state report. That’s despite a 10-year bull market and pension reform efforts by lawmakers to make the fund more resilient.
Roanoke-based SFCS Architects announced this week that it has completed a merger with Kidwell Engineering and Design Inc. in Louisville, Kentucky.
BLACKSBURG — The town is moving toward a $3.3 million deal with a real estate arm of Shelor Motor Mile for two-thirds of the old Blacksburg High School — after the town decided not to pay Montgomery County about the same amount for the entire property about two years ago.
BLACKSBURG — Local art supply store Mish Mish will close later this summer, ending a 49-year run as the go-to life preserver for procrastinating art and design students at Virginia Tech.
BEDFORD — A more than 6 percent increase in property values from a recent countywide reassessment divided members of the Bedford County Board of Supervisors Monday night over what property tax rate the county should adopt in next year’s budget.
As Congress sets out to overhaul the federal law that governs higher education, Rep. Ben Cline, in stops across Western Virginia this week, is learning more about innovative ways to provide accessible and affordable college degrees.
Jason Baker was studying political science at the University of California, Davis when he got his hands on “SimCity.” He took a careful approach to the computer game.
Chris's Coffee and Custard, a new cafe in the works in southeast Roanoke, is still under construction with plans to open this summer.
No matter how much experts advise that you shouldn’t plan to get a tax refund, many people like the lump sum of cash anyway.
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