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Where There’s Smoke, There’s Opportunity

Where There’s Smoke, There’s Opportunity

Botetourt is planning to hold the Girls’ Fire Camp again this year at Lord Botetourt High School in Daleville to inform kids, especially young girls, about the option of a future career in fire rescue, and possibly to get parents interested in volunteering or becoming career employees.

A Garden Like No Other

A Garden Like No Other

June 2021The first emperor of Rome is in Southside Virginia. So is a 19thcentury Samurai warrior. A dozen Granada lions from Spain are about, as is a soapstone cooking vessel. An eclectic collection? That doesn’t begin to describe the treasure trove at MacCallum More...

History Hidden in the Walls

History Hidden in the Walls

May 2021History Hidden in the Walls Edwin Washington Project depicts history of rural Black education What we know about Edwin Washington is that he wanted to learn. We don’t know much else about him. But we know he longed to learn, and that is enough. In June 1867,...

At the Core of Cider’s Appeal

At the Core of Cider’s Appeal

March/April 2021 At the Core of Cider’s Appeal An old beverage is made modern — sweet or dry, or flavored with fruits, flowers and spices Apples will soon be blooming again in Virginia and, across the state, eager entrepreneurs cannot wait to pound them into...

The Legacy of Rosenwald Schools

The Legacy of Rosenwald Schools

February 2021The Legacy of Rosenwald Schools FacebookPinterestTwitterEmailCopy LinkSMSPrintFriendly Maxine Nowlin’s brother, Maurice Darden, is in this photograph of a classroom in the original Rosenwald school in Courtland, Va.PHOTOS BY LAURA EMERY  A story of...

During COVID-19, This Corps Delivers

During COVID-19, This Corps Delivers

January 2021During COVID-19, This Corps Delivers Eastern Shore volunteer group worth its weight in toilet paper As executive director of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District, Jeff Holland knows a thing or two about building and maintaining bridges. That’s...