• Tuesday October 13th, 2015 booze_alcohol
    MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP) – After a three-year aging process, distillers at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate will be tasting a batch of single malt Scotch whisky made at the estate’s distillery. Scottish distillers teamed with Mount Vernon’s own distiller in 2012 to make the whisky using 18th century methods employed by Washington and Mount Vernon’s reconstructed, water-powered gristmill. Washington became one of the young nation’s biggest ...
  • Tuesday October 13th, 2015 yourvote
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia residents are running out of time to register to vote in the Nov. 3 general election. Tuesday is the voter registration deadline. The Virginia Department of Elections says eligible Virginians can register to vote online at . The online system also can be used to check registration status and update voter information. The online system requires a resident’s Virginia Department of Vehicles ...
  • Tuesday October 13th, 2015 latest_news
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) – Tens of thousands of dead fish have washed up on Virginia’s Eastern Shore after a net recently tore during menhaden harvesting. Media outlets report that Omega Protein alerted the Virginia Marine Resources Commission of the tear on Oct. 7. The fish began washing ashore over the weekend. The company estimates it lost about 75,000 fish. Commission spokeswoman Laurie Naismith says Omega mobilized ...
  • Tuesday October 13th, 2015 wind_energy
    FINCASTLE, Va. (AP) – A company that wants to build Virginia’s first commercial wind farm is seeking clearance from the Federal Aviation Administration to build atop a Botetourt County mountain. Multiple media outlets reported Monday that Apex Clean Energy of Charlottesville needs a determination from the FAA that the windmills will not interfere with passing airplanes. Apex recently filed a proposal with the federal agency that ...
  • Monday October 12th, 2015 middlesex_county
    The Deltaville Community Association (DCA) will be hosting two political forums for local offices this month; the public is invite, and encouraged to attend.  On Thursday, October 15th, Middlesex County candidates for Clerk of the Circuit Court, Commissioner of the Revenue, and the Pinetop District seat on the Board of Supervisors will be featured.  Later in the month, on Thursday, October 29th, the forum will ...
  • Monday October 12th, 2015 drug-bust
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Officials say deaths in Virginia from heroin and opioid use outnumbered highway fatalities for the first time last year. Multiple media outlets report that in 2014, 728 Virginians died from drug overdoses. That same year, there were 700 highway fatalities. Highway deaths have been dropping as drug deaths increase. The highway death toll in 2013 was 741 compared with 661 from drugs. In ...
  • Monday October 12th, 2015 vote_counts
    According to WTVR CBS6; Donald Trump will be hosting a rally at Richmond International Raceway this Wednesday, October 14th.  The event will take place in the Main Exhibition Hall starting at 7 pm.  The event is free to attend; however, it is recommended that individuals looking to attend get tickets as soon as possible as space is limited.  Tickets can be ordered at Eventbrite.  Trump’s ...
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