- The McDonnell Administration
Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine (D) declared a state of emergency Wednesday evening authorizing state and local agencies to take necessary precautions against coastal flooding, as the state is walloped simultaneously by the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida and a coastal Nor’easter.
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine declared a state of emergency for Virginia on Wednesday evening in response to a coastal storm battering Hampton Roads.
RICHMOND, Va. — State highway officials encouraged motorists in Hampton Roads today to avoid driving if possible. People who have to drive should use extreme caution.
The head of the group that runs the SunTrust Richmond Marathon says it appears that the course for Saturday’s race will not have to be altered because of rain-induced flooding.
A freight train westbound from Newport News to Richmond derailed east of the Fulton yard near Darbytown Road in Henrico County at 6:10 a.m.
The McDonnell Administration
Ten days after his lopsided victory diminished their numbers, Governor-elect Bob McDonnell will meet tomorrow with members of the House Democratic Caucus.
Despite the tough economy, the majority of plans to revitalize and enhance Arlington County’s Columbia Pike Corridor have remained on schedule, county officials said.
CHARLOTTESVILLE — A Charlottesville company and researchers at the University of Virginia are developing a new turbine to harness wind power for electricity.
Coal producer Alpha Natural Resources chose to build a new corporate headquarters in Bristol for economic reasons and to stay close to its roots in rural Southwest Virginia, its chief executive officer said.
The number of homeowners on the brink of losing their homes dipped in October, the third straight monthly decline, as foreclosure-prevention programs helped more borrowers.
The University of Virginia has begun posting its doctors’ financial dealings online for the world to see.
President George W. Bush has selected the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia to conduct an oral history of his presidency, the Miller Center and the George W. Bush Foundation announced today.
While two versions of the schools’ portion of the Capital Improvement Program were presented to the School Board Tuesday, neither option meets the fiscal guidance adopted by the Board of Supervisors last week, highlighting the complexity of the tough choice county leaders will be called on to make in developing the FY11 budget in the wake of still declining revenues.
Woodbridge Senior High School freshman Tina Warner said math never came easily to her, until a unique teacher sent her in a new direction.
Thirty years of service in Virginia schools and at least 50 years old: That’s the formula to be able to retire with full benefits from Prince William County public schools.
Elvatrice Belsches found the evidence on microfilm and Tuesday night presented an enlarged copy to the president of Virginia Union University.
RADFORD — Faculty senators from Radford University asked President Penelope Kyle to replace Provost Wil Stanton at a special meeting called Tuesday to discuss a no-confidence vote taken by the senate last month.
STAUNTON — For two months, students from the University of Virginia School of Architecture’s Green Lands class have been assessing Staunton’s existing green infrastructure, enhancing the city’s Geographic Information Systems map, and compiling recommendations for the city.
Pollutants that mimic natural hormones have created a “toxic stew” in the Potomac River, altering the sexual development and the immune systems of fish, a local nonprofit group warned in a report Wednesday.
Fairfax County police think they have cracked a ring of burglars who were stealing only gold from Indian and South Asian homes, after a U.S. deputy marshal spotted a suspected vehicle in Centreville Tuesday night and arrested three people.
Authorities on Sunday seized about $30,000 worth of heroin from a vehicle en route to Roanoke from New York City, the Botetourt County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.
Bob McDonnell won election as governor on the promise of digging Virginia out of its transportation mess, without raising a cent of new taxes. But the Republican governor-elect’s plan to fund a languishing road and rail network has done little to spark optimism that his administration will succeed where others have failed.
Travelers responding to my suggestions [Dr. Gridlock, Nov. 1] about long-term solutions to Interstate 95’s traffic congestion had their own practices and policies to propose.
In 1997, Karen Montgomery of South Riding began advocating for a library her three children could use. At the time, the Loudoun County branch closest to her was in Middleburg. Driving into Fairfax County took her less time, even after Ashburn got a library in 2003.
Charlottesville still had a surplus at the end of the last fiscal year, despite that the economy is forcing many localities to deal with growing budgetary holes and fewer ways to plug them.
Members of the Manassas City Council like the idea of commemorating the 150th anniversary of the First Battle of Manassas so much that they’re ready to give up $100,000 to make it happen in 2011.