Governor Northam announces bipartisan compromise on Grand Larceny threshold and legislation to protect crime...

Submitted photo“This compromise is a key breakthrough for commonsense criminal justice reform,” said Governor Northam. “Raising the felony larceny threshold will maintain Virginia’s tough position on...

Community Calendar

FIRST AND THIRD TUESDAYSSalem Host Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., dinner and a program, Salem Civic Center. SECOND MONDAYPaint Bank Ladies Auxiliary meeting, 7:00 p.m. at the...

Arrests

The Salem Police Department reported the following people were arrested and charged between February 13-19. Arrest indicates an accusation and defendants are presumed innocent...

Virginia State Parks to host annual retail gift show March 6-7

A wholesale merchandise trade show for gift and souvenir buyers will return to the Wytheville Meeting Center, March 6- 7. Sponsored by Virginia State Parks,...

Homeland produced by Fox 21 Television Studios slated to have record impact on Virginia’s...

Virginia-filmed season seven will premiere February 11 on ShowtimeIt was recently announced that the critically-acclaimed Showtime drama Homeland, produced by Fox 21 Television Studios,...

Salem Lions Club to sponsor music scholarship competition

On Friday, February 23, the Salem Hosts Lions Club will sponsor a Bland Foundation Music Scholarship competition at First United Methodist Church in Salem....

USDA announces a near-record year for Farm Loans

Infusing rural communities with stronger businesses and sounder agricultural economies  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) recently announced another year of...

Approximately $2,620,000 in GO Virginia Grants announced

Nine projects address strategic needs of regions in talent development, infrastructure development and commercialization that will create higher paying jobsVirginia’s Governor recently announced nine...

Congress passes Warner measures to improve care for Medicare patients

Bills heading to the President’s desk include bipartisan efforts to improve health outcomes for those living with chronic conditions Recently, a package of bipartisan healthcare...

Perdue names appointees to the Virginia USDA Farm Service Agency State Committee

US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced the individuals who will serve on the Virginia USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) state committee. The...

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