(DC)- Members of the U.S. Senate will meet up next week to discuss D.C. statehood. The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs will gather on Tuesday morning for the discussion. The bill has passed the
(Charlottesville)- A Virginia health expert is warning residents about a new variant of COVID-19. The Delta variant that’s popping up in the U.S. is proving to be more transmissible and is linked to a higher risk of
(Richmond)- Virginia’s state of emergency is ending soon. Governor Northam issued the order last year during the height of the coronavirus outbreak, but it is set to end on June 30th. In the meantime, Northam says face
(Blacksburg)- Virginia is legalizing marijuana possession on July 1st, but Virginia Tech officials say that changes nothing on campus. Tech has recently updated its code of conduct regarding drugs and alcohol. Marijuana possession and use is still
(Charlottesville)- The owner of a prominent mall in Virginia has filed for bankruptcy. Washington Prime Group filed for bankruptcy last week. The group owns the Fashion Square Mall in Charlottesville along with others in Virginia Beach and
(Blacksburg)- The Virginia Tech football team will be playing in front of a full crowd this fall at Lane Stadium. The team plans to follow any health guidelines that are in place during that time. The Hokies
(Richmond)- Virginia has launched a new program to get people back to work. It’s called the ‘Return to Earn Grant Program’ and will match payments from certain small businesses to help encourage people to begin working again.
(Richmond)- A new type of COVID-19 clinic is set to open in Virginia. VCU Health has announced the launch of its clinic for patients with chronic symptoms, which is the first of its kind in the state.
(DC)- Changes with Metro. Beginning next month, Metrorail hours will be extended until midnight seven days a week, and as late as 1 a.m. on the weekends come September. Additionally, the weekend fare cost will be set
(Richmond)- Gas prices prices continue to rise. According to Triple-A, the average price for a gallon is nearly 20-cents more than this time last month. Meanwhile, Virginians are paying 15-cents less than the average across the country.
(Undated)- One pharmacy will go into overdrive to put shots into the arms of Virginians. Rite Aid will extend their hours for vaccination on Friday’s for the remainder of the month. Several stores will offer vaccinations until
(DC)- A vast majority of hospitals in D.C. will require their employees to get vaccinated. According to the District of Columbia Hospital Association, it will be a condition of employment for most hospital and health system employees
(Blacksburg)- Virginia Tech will require students to be vaccinated before the fall semester. School officials say the requirement goes for everyone, but exceptions will be made for medical and religious reasons. The vaccinations are not required for
(Richmond)- Newly released data from the Virginia Department of Health shows progress in the fight against COVID-19. Virginia’s positivity rate sits at two-point-one-percent, which is a record low. The state is approaching 70-percent of adults that have
(Loudoun)- A teacher in Loudoun County has been given the green light to return to work after a brief suspension. Physical education teacher Byron Cross was suspended after saying that he wouldn’t refer to transgender students by