Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 2 days ago

Expect cool days and colder nights this week

Christopher Baldwin @Chris_Baldwin Prepare for another week of cool days and even colder nights as lows are expected to range from the mid-20s to the low 40s, according to the National Weather Service. The lowest nightly temperature is expected Wed...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 days ago

How to handle a transitioning employee

One of our employees just notified us that they plan to transition from their current gender to the other, explaining that this will be a slow process that might take about two years. Fortunately, we are a progressive company, with most of our work...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 days ago

What’s open and closed for King holiday

* Residential curbside collection for solid waste, recycling and yard trash will be delayed by one day for the entire week so that today’s collection will occur on Tuesday and so forth. The regular schedule for these services will resume on the fol...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 days ago

Trump’s Comment Should Outrage Us All

One of my favorite things to do at the beginning of each semester is to review the class rosters and scan all my students’ beautiful names-names like Samrawit, Priyanka, and Chukwuemeka to name a few. That is because I teach at Montgomery College in...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 days ago

Missing person alert issued for autistic woman

By Chris BaldwinStaff writer The Gainesville Police Department has issued a missing endangered person alert for an autistic woman who has been missing since early Saturday evening.  Lesha Jackson, 23, of 4343 NW 31st Terrace, left her home around 5...

Southeast / Virginia - 3 days ago

Former congressman speaks at Graham Center

By Rebecca SantanaCorrespondent Former congressman Jason Altmire was known for his centrist voting history while a member of the House of Representatives. He will discuss the harmful effects that polarization has had on this country covered in his...

Southeast / Virginia - 4 days ago

Dillard's to buy larger space, double its size

The larger store will mean Dillard's can "dramatically" expand its offerings. Cleveland Tinker @ClevelandTinker The space in the Oaks Mall being vacated by Macy’s won’t be empty for long, as Dillard’s has announced plans to open a store in the space...

Southeast / Virginia - 4 days ago

Eastside High celebrates 35 years of IB

By Emily Mavrakis
Correspondent In the central courtyard of Gainesville’s Eastside High School, about 60 national flags hang, representing students' nationalities and backgrounds. Underneath that canopy, parents, as well as teachers and students bo...