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    On a rainy Saturday morning, the Emory & Henry College community gathered at Fred Selfe Stadium to celebrate the achievements of the 243 students that make up the E&H graduating class of 2022.

    Smyth County Schools is looking at an increase of about $5.5 million in next year’s budget. The proposed budget for Fiscal Year 23 will no doubt change once the state budget is adopted. When that will take place remains up in the air.

    The commencement ceremony for Emory & Henry College’s graduating class will be held at the Fred Selfe Stadium on the Emory campus Saturday, May 7, at 10 a.m.

    Washington County Commissioner of Revenue Mark Matney wants a book called “Lawn Boy” out of the Glade Spring Public Library, but the library director said the publication has been reviewed by the library board and the book will remain available.

    The Appalachian Center for Civic Life at Emory & Henry College presented six Hope Awards on Tuesday, April 5, recognizing those who are committed to civic service in the community.

    Emory & Henry College the 185th anniversary of its founding Thursday, March 24, by awarding citations to two people who gave back to their community in honor of the four founders of the college.


    For his decades in law enforcement, Sheriff Chip Shuler isn’t easily surprised by law breaking, but he described himself as shocked by the number of people speeding through school zones. Shuler wasn’t alone. When presented with some of the statistics, county leaders began considering action that would place enforcement cameras in those zones.

    ABINGDON, Va. — While community colleges across Virginia struggle with enrollment and retention through the pandemic, Virginia Highlands Community College (VHCC) has continued to find ways to maintain its growth momentum.