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Small and In Charge

Small and In Charge

Electric vehicles take over one Virginia electric cooperative June 2024 by Preston Knight, Contributing Writer Forget range anxiety. These tiny electric vehicles traveled from Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley to Abu Dhabi. Sure, airplanes were involved, but the distance...

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What’s Old is New Again

What’s Old is New Again

Revitalization of historic inn is an important project for Virginia’s smallest county January-February 2024 by Laura Emery, Staff Writer "It was the heartbeat of the community,” Betty Mitchell, executive director of the Blue Grass Resource Center, explains. “And we...

Playing the Smart Card

Playing the Smart Card

Criminals use intelligent means of stealing money from gift cards — but we have some tips for how to spot them, outsmart the scammers and protect yourself.

Playing the Smart Card

Playing the Smart Card

Criminals use intelligent means of stealing money from gift cards — but we have some tips for how to spot them, outsmart the scammers and protect yourself.

Beyond Neighborly

Beyond Neighborly

Rosa Forrester is often referred to as the most generous person in the Northern Neck. The Richmond County native and former circuit court clerk was recently presented with the Unsung Virginian award.

Actions Speak Louder

Actions Speak Louder

Love to NIC stands for nurture, inspire and comfort, but also refers to Holly Roberts’ son, Nic, who died in a car crash in 2015.

A Tour de Force

A Tour de Force

During the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour, coordinated by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, students learn about the important role of America’s electric cooperatives, visit historic sites in the nation’s capital, and get to see the federal government in action. NRECA has been coordinating the annual event since 1964.

Ovation In Onancock

Ovation In Onancock

In 2023, RSMH is the only hospital on the East Coast to be recognized in the Top 20; making it the only hospital in Virginia to make the Top 20 in the past seven years.

Beyond Neighborly

Beyond Neighborly

Rosa Forrester is often referred to as the most generous person in the Northern Neck. The Richmond County native and former circuit court clerk was recently presented with the Unsung Virginian award.

Actions Speak Louder

Actions Speak Louder

Love to NIC stands for nurture, inspire and comfort, but also refers to Holly Roberts’ son, Nic, who died in a car crash in 2015.

Supporting Our Teachers

Supporting Our Teachers

Consider these ways parents, guardians and community members can contribute to and support the efforts of educators.

A Tour de Force

A Tour de Force

During the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour, coordinated by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, students learn about the important role of America’s electric cooperatives, visit historic sites in the nation’s capital, and get to see the federal government in action. NRECA has been coordinating the annual event since 1964.

Ovation In Onancock

Ovation In Onancock

In 2023, RSMH is the only hospital on the East Coast to be recognized in the Top 20; making it the only hospital in Virginia to make the Top 20 in the past seven years.

500 Graduates And Counting!

500 Graduates And Counting!

Southside Virginia Community College’s Power Line Worker Training School recently hit a major milestone by celebrating its 500th graduate. The ceremony was held at Pickett Park inside Fort Barfoot in Blackstone, Va.