Culminating Virginia’s year-long celebration of its 400 years since the founding of Jamestown, the City of Falls Church will again host a “Watch Night” fete in its downtown on New Year’s Eve. The ninth annual event has taken on the character of yet another significant Falls Church tradition since its […]
Each November, hundreds of county elected officials gather in Bath County for the Virginia Association of Counties’ (VACO) annual conference. The two-day meeting gives county Supervisors an opportunity to hear from each other about common issues of concern, as well as meet with state officials in preparation for the upcoming […]
Busy Week The week of April 30 was a busy one for the General Assembly. After three years and $104.5 million, it was time to see the renovated Capitol building.
Fifty Years later In 1957, I was a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a member of the Men’s Glee Club, I spent a fall week touring and singing in Virginia. I remember two things from the end of that trip: attending the Maryland-North Carolina […]
This has been a good week for Virginia’s Native American tribes. Not only have they been active and featured participants in the 400th Jamestown Anniversary, but their long awaited quest for federal recognition reached a major milestone.