SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported a new daily high for coronavirus cases, putting pressure on authorities to extend their toughest distancing rules.
Virginia’s redistricting commission is again fully staffed after a departure earlier this month, which has left the commission without citizen representation for Southwest Virginia.
Before a packed audience, after nearly three hours of public comment and debate, the Sullivan County Commission approved a 9-cent property tax increase and a roughly $207 million budget for the new fiscal year.
Marvin Gilliam of Bristol, a GOP citizen member of the state’s redistricting commission, stepped down from the panel on Wednesday.
Marvin Gilliam of Bristol, a GOP citizen member of the state's redistricting commission, is stepping down from the panel effective Wednesday.
So we finally have two statewide tickets — Terry McAuliffe for governor for the Democrats, Glenn Youngkin for the Republicans. How can we tell them all apart? Well, one’s on the left, one’s on the right. That might be enough for some people. But here’s another way.
The General Assembly has been unable — some might say unwilling — to deal with funding school construction (for three years in a row now, under both Republican and Democratic management. Will a new governor make a difference?
Virginia Employment Commissioner Ellen Marie Hess knew the state's unemployment insurance system faced a potential reckoning when she and her top deputy met with their new boss, then-Secretary of Commerce and Trade Todd Haymore, more than five years ago.
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — The Sullivan County Commission and Board of Education have both begun discussing what to do with the buildings and ground…
And with the stroke of a pen, the charter of Martinsville as a city will cease to exist in a process that is permanent and may not be changed.
West Virginia is now paying people to move there. Yes, it’s true. This spring, West Virginia announced a program under which it will pay people who can work remotely $12,000 if they move there and stay for two years. What West Virginia is doing isn’t unique.
Boris Johnson, the UK's gaffe-prone Prime Minister, is making frantic attempts to row back on comments made in a private meeting with lawmaker…
The Virginia LGBTQ+ Advisory Board will be made up of 26 members; 21 of those members will be citizens not employed by the state and at least 15 will identify as LGBTQ+.
After years of discussion —and disagreement — a roughly $80 million project to renovate and add new building space to the Sullivan County jail seems to be moving closer to reality.
An annual audit of Sullivan County’s finances for the previous fiscal year uncovered major deficiencies, according to a report published by the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury.
West Ridge High School doesn’t have the new access road that Sullivan County’s school board and County Commission have been in a yearslong tug of war over, but the two bodies might be able to agree on something smaller: an access driveway.
Sullivan County Commissioner Hershel Glover, who represents Bluff City, gave a lengthy speech at the commission's Feb. 18 meeting about the co…
Sullivan County Mayor Richard Venable has agreed to work to improve his communication with the County Commission, following complaints from one commissioner that he was not sharing crucial information and calls for more transparency from others.
Questions remain about the origins of the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6. For those reasons, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was right on Monday to call for an independent commission to investigate the attack, its origins and aftermath.
At a special called meeting Tuesday, the county commission overwhelmingly rejected the school board’s latest proposal to build an access road to West Ridge High School, the new Blountville high school scheduled to open in just six months.
Virginia legislative leaders have selected 62 finalists for the eight citizen spots on Virginia’s new redistricting commission, with Democrats’ picks coming from mostly population centers and GOP choices chiefly from rural areas.