Rep. Elaine Luria was trailing significantly in her bid for re-election in what was slated to be one of the tightest races for Congress and toughest tests for Democrats like her — the Hampton Roads’ suburban 2nd district.
On this episode of Rewind: Your Week in Review, Emilee and JR discuss the Wisconsin Elections Commission deadlocking on election observer guidance. The state Elections Commission rejected a GOP effort to provide new guidance on what observers can do at the polls next month as Democrats compl…
The Wythe County Board of Supervisors has declined a $50,000 grant offered by the Wythe-Bland Foundation to help replace the playground equipment at Ager Park.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors decided to not set a minimum limit for taxing short-term overnight rentals last Tuesday night.
Abingdon’s director of finance, Steve Trotman, has found that the town is spending about $750,000 a year to pay for Washington County residents — with the taxes of townsfolk.
As the Democratic nominee for Virginia’s 9th Congressional District, Taysha DeVaughan, will now face off against the current 9th Congressional District representative, Republican Morgan Griffith, who has held the seat since 2011.
Funding to finish the Mendota Trail through a state budget amendment remains tied up in the Virginia General Assembly.
Abingdon’s budget may soon require higher fees, the town’s director of finance told the Abingdon Town Council during Thursdays’ meeting.
The recent report from a panel of experts concerning the Bristol, Virginia landfill has not swayed Bristol, Tennessee’s City Council from proceeding with potential legal action against its Twin City.
Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares met with local law enforcement behind closed doors Friday at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center to hear from them about issues they are currently encountering in Southwest Virginia.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors denied a special exception permit last week to allow a multiuse events barn to open on rural Osceola Road between Abingdon and Damascus.
Municipal candidates in Marion, Chilhowie and Saltville are gearing up for November's election.
Coming in at more than $106 million, Smyth County’s proposed budget for the coming fiscal year is focused on four overarching areas: public safety, education, youth recreation, and continuing to make its water and sewer operations more self-sufficient.
A couple key vacancies were filled in Abingdon’s government during a special called meeting Monday night as the town announced the hiring of a new town manager and appointed a new councilman.
State Del. Israel O’Quinn, R-Bristol, last Tuesday was named House Legislator of the Year by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce.
Six people including Commonwealth’s Attorney Jerry Wolfe implored the Bristol Virginia City Council on Tuesday to restore funding for four judicial alternative sentencing programs in next year’s fiscal budget.
Randy Pennington is a member of the Washington County Board of Supervisors, and he has said more than once that he wants to challenge Abingdon’s leaders to find more parking in the downtown district now that the Washington County Courthouse is under renovation.
Abingdon’s Town Council agreed to hire The Lane Group to develop plans to correct storm water runoff going into the town’s sanitary sewage system during Monday night’s meeting at Town Hall.
The future of a Bristol, Tennessee utility district is up in the air nearly a month after a report was published alleging potential mismanagement by district leaders.
Washington County Board of Supervisors Chairman Saul Hernandez wants the public to know why a courthouse renovation project has increased by $9 million, or 47% of its original budget.
Members of the Washington County Board of Supervisors are now challenging the town of Abingdon to provide more parking spaces near the under-renovation Washington County Courthouse.
Abingdon’s Town Council ended its deal to manage a historic farmstead Thursday and took up the business of leasing a tenant at the town’s former passenger train station.
BRISTOL, Va. — A judge has established deadlines directing the city of Bristol, Virginia to comply with a Freedom of Information Act request from its sister city.
An attorney representing the Smyth County Board of Supervisors has asked the circuit court to incorporate materials pertaining to the approval of a special use permit for a private airstrip into the record and then dismiss a petition to appeal the decision.
Michael Gableman "has a bizarre fixation with the jewelry and appearance of the women he is supposedly investigating," Wisconsin Elections Commission Democratic chair Ann Jacobs said Thursday.
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 Washington County Board of Supervisors approved giving $3 million to the Washington County Service Authority last Tuesday.
On April 4, three homeowners who live near a tract of land slated to become truck stop capable of parking 500 rigs filed a petition for a declaratory judgement asking the court to throw out the order approving that project’s special use permit.
Abingdon’s Confederate soldier monument sits in pieces on a flatbed trailer in the back parking lot of the Washington County, Virginia, Government Center, waiting for its new resting place to be prepared.