| May 17, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Williamsburg is one of America?s first planned cities, laid out more than 300 years ago under Gov. Francis Nicholson. The design of this ?new and well-ordered city? covering 220 acres reflected its eminence on the continent as the capital of the largest...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Both houses of the Virginia General Assembly adjourned the 2012 regular session shortly before 10PM Saturday night. Lawmakers immediately convened a special session to deal with the two year spending plan. Budget negotiators are due to return on March...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 8:40 AM
During the 2012 legislative session, Gov. Bob McDonnell signed a Virginia General Assembly bill requiring women seeking abortions to undergo a mandatory ultrasound 24 hours before the procedure. Now, Senate Democrats are calling for funding for the...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Women helped shape the Peninsula we know today, but their contributions are sometimes overlooked or obscured.
Here are ten women who contributed to the physical, spiritual and cultural growth of this community. Some managed to make a mark on the world....
| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Local business owner Jason Barrett has announced his candidacy for the West Virginia House of Delegates in the new 61st District, which is made up primarily of the city of Martinsburg.
Barrett and Republican Walter E. Duke of Martinsburg are running...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 6:19 PM
The following 2011-12 budget requests by members of the Berkeley County delegation to the West Virginia House of Delegates were approved for funding, according to the House Finance Committee:
Del. John Overington, R-Berkeley
- Bedington Volunteer...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:11 PM
After a multi-year struggle to have the Virginia General Assembly pass legislation mandating physical education in schools as an antidote to the growing problem of chilhood obesity, advocacy groups reported a small victory Tuesday.
Despite the governor's...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Del. John Doyle said Thursday he will not seek re-election, a decision that will end a 20-year run in the West Virginia House of Delegates in December 2012.
Doyle, 69, of Shepherdstown, was noncommital about his plans other than to say he had other...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 5:41 PM
The Virginia House of Delegates will welcome 16 freshmen next week, and the youngest member will hail from western Virginia.
25-year-old Joseph Yost was headed to Richmond Wednesday morning to continue his orientation.
A Republican representing the 12th...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 7:27 PM
Halfway through his term, Wednesday night marked Governor's Bob McDonnell's best chance to craft his own agenda. As you might expect, we heard praise from Republicans and skepticism from Virginia Democrats.
Governor McDonnell had a bold message to his...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 4:51 AM
In our Election 2012 coverage, we focus on the 9th Congressional District. It is located in the southwestern portion of the state and it includes Montgomery, Pulaski, Giles, Floyd and Craig Counties and parts of Henry and Roanoke Counties.