Friday Apr 11
Martinsville leads state in jobless
Martinsville's unemployment rate held steady in February at 11.4 percent and was the highest in the state following a one-month dip to second place, according to information released Thursday by the Virginia Employment Commission.
Ex-AGs: Drop charges against McDonnells
Five former Virginia attorneys general have asked a federal judge to consider their argument that public corruption charges against ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell should be dismissed.
Carr to challenge Griffith for 9th District House seat
A Patrick County resident announced Friday that he will challenge 9th District U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith in the November election.
City No. 2 in jobless rate
Yet while unemployment in the city declined in January, jobless rates rose in Henry and Patrick counties, Virginia Employment Commission statistics released Friday show.
Godwin inauguration set April 25
Almost two years after starting the job, Angeline Godwin will be formally installed as the new president of Patrick Henry Community College next month.