Roughly one week ago, the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization upended federal protections for abortion.
Think of blue crabs, and tasty eating probably is the first thing that comes to mind. While many equate our neighbor to the north —Maryland — with this delicacy, the fact is these crabs are found all along the East Coast, in the Gulf of Mexico and as far south as Argentina.
Both in-state and out-of-state drivers traveling along Interstate 95 in Virginia know traffic is a regular occurrence. One of the more difficult and dangerous corridors is along the northbound side of the road, between Richmond and Fredericksburg.
Earlier this week, Virginia families anxiously waiting for relief from the monthslong baby formula crisis experienced another mishap.
A $250,000 grant given to an institution bearing the name of a prominent Roanoke family will help to give those of us who live in the Roanoke Valley a better understanding of our pre-colonial history.
On Sunday afternoon, a mother rushed to the back of a Target store in Eastern Henrico County. As she entered the baby supplies area, she saw an all-too-familiar scene: bare shelves that normally would be stocked with formula.
In late May, the Washington Commanders stoked great curiosity with the purchase of 200 acres of land in Woodbridge. After months of legislative debate over the creation of a stadium authority to help publicly finance a new facility, the NFL franchise seemed to be inching closer to establishi…
IF YOU WANT to bet on a sport with a future, put a few bucks on softball, specifically the fast-pitch kind played by women and girls in college and high school.
Lauren Bernett was living a dream that thousands of high school athletes chase.
Earlier this month, Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced a new policy aimed at propelling the return of state employees to in-person work.
Coastal residents in Virginia and North Carolina recently woke up to a series of warnings.
As sure as the sun comes up every morning, solar energy is going to be with us.
As Teacher Appreciation Week (May 2-6) comes to a close, it’s worth revisiting Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s proclamation recognizing the event, and the value of Virginia’s educators. The document hit the right notes, with highlights including:
Reports about housing costs continue to roll in, and none of it looks particularly encouraging.
In July 2020, Virginia workers were reeling from the economic aftereffects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows more than 342,000 people were unemployed at that time — up from roughly 113,000 a year earlier.
When COVID-19 shuttered school buildings across the country, one of the core questions government and education leaders had to grapple with was: How will children continue to get fed?
Cars are safer today than at any time in automotive history.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is clear about the dangers of underage drinking.
We did not expect to return to the matter of the proposed Henrietta Lacks statue, or the internet project that accompanies it, quite so soon.
The good news is that Chuck and Carolyn Westrater will not have to pay the Virginia Department of Transportation $2,440 for cutting up a tree that fell on and crushed their car.
Over the past decade, Shockoe Bottom and the adjacent Shockoe Slip districts have been undergoing a renaissance.
Early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, restaurants, bars and distilleries across Virginia desperately sought strategies to keep their businesses afloat. One of the easiest ways to socialize and support area economies — meeting up for a drink — came into conflict with the goal of mitigating the s…
Recently, AARP released an amazing statistic — some 48 million Americans are giving care, aiding or assisting an adult in the United States.
One of the biggest producers of stress comes from caring for an aging parent or a loved one who may have a dementia-related illness or other debilitating disease.
Virginia’s oldest cultural institution will be operating the state’s most fresh-faced museum come May.
In 2021, ports across North America battled all sorts of delays and congestion issues.