The highly contagious delta variant is spreading across Alaska, driving one of the nation's sharpest upticks in infections and posing risks fo…
Rural areas of the country lack the proper infrastructure to cope with work-from-home mandates. Source by: Stringr
There’s always a story behind the story. Take for instance Saturday night’s performances from America and Alabama at Thunder Valley Amphitheater in Bristol, Tennessee.
After California's largest single wildfire in recorded history destroyed hundreds of homes in rural Greenville, residents are beginning to cop…
Artist Kyle Wilson is one of 50 artisans exhibiting their artwork at the 2021 Arts and Crafts Show, which kicked off at the Virginia Highlands Festival in Abingdon on Friday. The annual juried show is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sunday, Aug. 1 on the Barter Square at Barter Stage II.
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.
It’s crucial that we elect someone to statewide office who understands the issues facing Southwest, especially as we move forward with redistricting next year. That’s why I’m supporting Del. Sam Rasoul for lieutenant governor this Tuesday, June 8th.
With its National Broadband Plan in 2010, the Federal Communications Commission declared that every American should have access to broadband service by 2020. Eleven years later, 42 million Americans have no broadband available. That has to change.
The big news out of the census was how little population growth the United States saw over the past decade. We don’t have to look far for examples of what happens with slow (or negative) population growth and an aging population — just look at much of rural Virginia.
Virginia is about to legalize marijuana. Rural localities typically face challenges. Here’s a case where Virginia’s rural localities face an opportunity: How can they get part of this estimated $1.2 billion industry?
Finding a new child care provider has become a frustrating routine for middle school teacher Megan Dolan.
On Wednesday, a House of Delegates committee tabled — that’s a polite way of saying “killed” — a proposed constitutional amendment that would have guaranteed “equal educational opportunities” for all Virginia students.
The final results in the presidential race may still be uncertain, but this much is clear: The United States is more polarized today than we were before.
Rural broadband has been a bipartisan issue even before the pandemic — and the pandemic has only made it more urgent. That’s why we are so perplexed by one point of contention that has arisen in the closing days of the General Assembly’s pandemic-inspired special session.