Virginia’s Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously upheld the approval by state regulators of a 65-mile power line through six northern counties, turning aside environmentalists’ objections and clearing the way for construction to continue.
Dominion Virginia Power customers would get back more than $400 million from the company under an agreement the state’s largest utility has reached with the state attorney general’s office and a group of large ratepayers.
Two Virginia transportation commissions voted Thursday night to approve Virginia Railway Express’s plan to end its 17-year relationship with Amtrak and give an international company a start in the U.S. transportation industry.
Flulike illness in the state appeared to decline last week, but deaths caused by the H1N1 flu continue to rise.
Noting the steep drop in state financial support, yesterday Virginia Commonwealth University alumni launched a campaign to raise $50 million for scholarships and fellowships for the academic and medical campuses.
Two Virginia universities have made Kiplinger’s rankings of the best values in private education.
The Virginia Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the State Corporation Commission properly approved the Virginia section of a multistate power line.
Parents have a broad duty to assure the welfare of a juvenile guest, even when harm comes to that guest from a third party outside the home.
The federal economic-stimulus plan is working for small businesses in Virginia, a senior SBA official told the Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce’s procurement conference here yesterday.
Monticello’s new visitor center has been awarded LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Franklin County was voted in as a full-fledged member Thursday of the Western Virginia Water Authority by the governing bodies that already made up the regional utility.