Dobyns-Bennett High School senior Jacqueline Byers’ prom dress from China arrived March 20, the same day she and classmates learned from Principal Chris Hampton the prom venue canceled the event.
Changes include a reduction in the number of high school credits required to graduate and a freeze on high school senior grades at no lower than what they were when schools closed March 20. Students can, through distance learning, still improve their grades.
On Tuesday, Hawkins County Mayor Jim Lee extended the Declaration of Emergency that he signed last week until Tuesday, April 14, but that hasn’t stopped some local governments from scheduling meetings this month.
Hawkins County and state firefighters contained two forest fires in three days this week, the first of which could have been prevented if the homeowner had called to get a burn permit.
Citing worries about elections during Virginia’s COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Ralph Northam is postponing the June 3 congressional primary elections to June 23 and will ask the General Assembly to consider moving May local elections to November.
Tuesday's sinkhole is an ongoing problem that has been creating sinkholes in an area about halfway between Independence Avenue and Hammond Avenue for years, although usually it's on nearby parallel Main Street.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is postponing the June 3 congressional primary elections to June 23 and will ask the General Assembly to consider moving May local elections to November.
Virginia Department of Health officials have confirmed Scott County’s first two COVID-19 cases and a third case in Wise County.
Getting faster COVID-19 testing results is critical as a surge of disease cases approaches, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Monday.
An Appalachia Fire Department official has announced a second COVID-19 case in Wise County.
The Scott County Board of Supervisors approved a special use permit application for the store, which would be located on Big Moccasin Road.
Sullivan County’s school system lost nearly .36% of its WFTE-ADA compared to last year. That’s less than four-tenths of 1% and not close to the 2% decrease school system officials used to develop their budget for this year.
VDOT spokesperson Michelle Earl said the detour will allow crews to repair a slide area below the highway, and work will take at least a month.
Sullivan County Administer of Elections Jason Booher is on a statewide committee developing resources, legal framework and precautions necessary to hold an election.
The Scott County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing about the fee during its Wednesday meeting. No members of the public spoke during the public hearing, and the fee was unanimously approved.