| Jan 18, 2012
| 8:06 PM
Editor's note: This is another in a series of Eastern Panhandle candidate previews that The Herald-Mail will be running over the next several months. The announcements also will be posted on our website, www. herald-mail.com, through the West Virginia...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Fifteen years ago, in a 10-by-10-foot room in Newport News, Nancy Davenport-Ennis went to work to help breast cancer patients get a fair shake from their insurance companies. She was motivated by the death of her friend Cheryl Grimmel, whose...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 11:09 AM
Gov. Bob McDonnell asked the Virginia General Assembly to keep in place a ban on uranium mining.
“I have asked them not to take any action this session to allow us time to further evaluate the law and science concerning the mining of uranium, so...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:09 PM
UPDATE 4:30 p.m.: A stand-off between Democrats and Republicans threatened to shut down the State Senate Tuesday afternoon. And it could be a sign of things to come later in the General Assembly session.
The work of the State Senate came to a screeching...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 1:29 PM
The House of Delegates has rejected a proposal to give parents information about a vaccine to prevent a virus that can lead to cervical cancer.
Del. Chris Stolle of Virginia Beach offered the idea as an amendment to legislation repealing Virginia's...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 6:07 AM
You can't hunt on Sunday in Virginia -- for now.
But that law could soon change, as early as next hunting season.
Finding someone who loves to hunt isn't hard to track down, especially at a Hunting Expo.
But you won't catch them hunting on Sunday...
| Jan 23, 2012
Paul Espinosa has filed as a candidate for the West Virginia House of Delegates 66th District seat.
Espinosa, 49, said he will seek the Republican nomination for the newly created district. The 66th Delegate district is wholly situated in Jefferson...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 6:05 AM
We are a little more than seven weeks away from Election Day. Your Hometown News Leader WDBJ7 wants you to get to know the candidates.
Over the next several weeks we are going one-on-one with the men who want your vote.
Our first candidate WDBJ 7 anchor...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 3:09 PM
One of Virginia's most notorious killers is going to have to serve out the rest of his sentence in Virginia.
United States Attorney General Eric Holder says there will be no diagreement between Virginia and the federal government over the transfer of...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Tiffany E. Lawrence will join the staff of the United Way of the Eastern Panhandle effective Aug. 20, the agency announced Wednesday.
Lawrence, currently marketing and public relations manager at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, will become...
| Jul 26, 2012
Samantha Gallagher has loved bees since she was a child. As a adult, she still fosters that love and gardens for bees and butterflies, as well as other pollinators in her Alexandria gardens. She's also designed a Protect Pollinators plate which she...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 2:22 PM
The petition process is under a microscope in Annapolis.
State legislators are looking ahead to a referendum this fall on a new law granting in-state college tuition to illegal immigrants.
If the General Assembly legalizes same-sex marriage, the...