A Pound, Virginia, man faces an attempted capital murder charge after authorities say he shot the police chief of Norton on Friday before being wounded by return gunfire.
The gubernatorial campaign of Virginia Del. Kirk Cox, R-Colonial Heights, picked up the endorsement of U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-9th.
Bristol, Virginia’s School Board is considering a legal challenge of Gov. Ralph Northam’s crowd limitation for high school football games.
Virginia’s death penalty may be nearing its own death, and Southwest Virginia lawmakers don’t approve. Legislation to abolish the state’s death penalty is now just a governor’s signature away from becoming law, after getting a final green light from the General Assembly on Monday.
Two Southwest Virginia lawmakers differed Friday about the level of bipartisan support for police reform legislation proposed for the upcoming special session of the General Assembly.
The Virginia House of Delegates on Thursday approved the controversial Clean Economy Act legislation with an amendment to allow a Wise County …
New funding for renewable energy projects on brownfields and former coal sites could become available under a proposed program before Virginia…
ABINGDON, Va. — Regional business leaders and legislators touted a new partnership announced Thursday, seeking to lure more technology jobs to…
New diagnostic and specialty health care services are coming to parts of Southwest Virginia thanks to a three-year, $1 million grant from the United Health Foundation to The Health Wagon, a nonprofit that works with medically underserved communities in the region.
On Tuesday, June 11, voters in the 5th District can take the first step in reelecting a proven leader and strong advocate for our region to th…
This will be an unfashionable statement in some quarters, we realize, but it is the truth: Some of the most creative thinking about building a new economy in rural Virginia is coming from the Republican state legislators who represent far Southwest Virginia.
Ballad Health, the Southwest Virginia Health Authority and Virginia commissioner of health have finalized a series of 10 quality metrics propo…
JONESVILLE, Va. – England Furniture will establish a manufacturing operation and create 79 new jobs in Lee County.
Three incumbent House of Delegates members from far Southwest Virginia held off challengers and will return to Richmond next session following Tuesday’s general election.
Three seats in the House of Delegates are up for grabs on Tuesday in far Southwest Virginia.
ABINGDON, Va. — Highlands Automotive, which does business as Blue Ridge Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, plans to move its car sales and service cente…
BRISTOL, Va. — Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie said Friday that Southwest Virginia should “benefit disproportionately” from his campaign’s new outdoor recreation initiative but couldn’t quantify what that means in terms of jobs.
ABINGDON, Va. — County officials from across Southwest Virginia want solutions for the lack of jobs in the area, and they are looking to the region’s legislators for answers.
Following the passage of bills in the Virginia General Assembly this year, Dominion Energy is searching for sites in the coalfields of Southwest Virginia where it can build a pumped hydroelectric storage facility.
Big Stone Gap, Virginia, native Alicia Kallen is seeking to unseat incumbent Terry Kilgore for 1st district delegate.
Businessman Steve Smith said he doesn’t believe a silver bullet or magic wand will transform Southwest Virginia’s economy into a powerhouse.