Last week, I joined Governor Kaine, Senator Webb and six of Virginia’s Native American tribes in Richmond for the annual commemoration of the peace treaty between the tribes and the King of England. Originally signed by England’s Lord Charles II and royal governor Herbert Jeffreys in 1677, the event has […]
Carol Jensen Turnage, 60, of Lanexa, Va., died peacefully at her home on April 23, 2008 after a long, hard-fought battle with breast cancer.
Weekend before last, Barter Theater in Abingdon, Virginia, celebrated its 75th birthday. Nancy and I traveled the 357 miles from Fairfax in approximately seven hours and enjoyed the evening celebrating with several hundred attendees, including Delegates Joe Johnson, Brian Moran, Frank Hall and Terry Kilgore. Delegate Johnson received a well-deserved […]
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.