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Covington (Covington, Virginia)

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  • Paper mills reap millions from state energy law

    Paper mills reap millions from state energy law
    A Western Maryland paper mill and several others in the region have collected millions of dollars over the past eight years by taking advantage of an obscure provision in a state law that is supposed to encourage the development of wind, solar and other...
  • UNC Asheville gets the best of VMI

    UNC Asheville gets the best of VMI
    Matt Dickey and John Williams scored 18 points apiece to lead six players in double figures as North Carolina-Asheville topped Virginia Military Institute 100-87 on Saturday.    The Bulldogs (10-10, 5-5 Big South Conference) shot a season-high 60.3...
  • Van Gogh among fine art to be displayed at Radford University

    Van Gogh among fine art to be displayed at Radford University
    Millions of dollars worth of art will be on display soon at Radford University. Among the 28 pieces, a painting by Vincent Van Gogh. The masterpieces are part of a new art exhibition from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, showcasing its' 75 year history....
  • 100 new jobs coming to Alleghany Co.

    100 new jobs coming to Alleghany Co.
    100 new jobs are coming to Alleghany County. Continental Waste Management, LLC, a company out of North Carolina, is investing $6 million to establish a plastic recycling plant in Covington. In addition to the recycling plant, the company will make...
  • Final day of hearings over Covington and Alleghany Co. consolidation

    Final day of hearings over Covington and Alleghany Co. consolidation
    There was passionate talk from city of Covington and Alleghany County leaders opposing plans for consolidation before the state Commission on Local Government. The commission has had reports on the consolidation since January. As proposed it would...
  • Virginia Woman Arrested Following I-12 Traffic Stop

    Virginia Woman Arrested Following I-12 Traffic Stop
    This morning shortly after 6:00 am, troopers assigned to the Louisiana State Police Criminal Patrols Unit stopped a 2010 Dodge Avenger for a traffic violation while traveling on Interstate 12 at milepost #57 in St. Tammany Parish. Upon interviewing the...
  • Two deadly car crashes in Alleghany County on Sunday night

    Two deadly car crashes in Alleghany County on Sunday night
    Virgina State Police is investigating two deadly car crashes that happened Sunday night in Alleghany County. The first wreck happened just before 9 p.m. Sunday     Officers say Clyde Barron Jr. died after a tree fell on the top of his truck while...
  • Taking a stand, losing the farm

    ENTERPRISE, Ala. - In this rural town with the can-do name, the ugliness began with a showdown. In late 1995, 39 chicken farmers decided to say no to ConAgra, the nation's fifth largest poultry processor. The farmers said the company's new contract was...
  • MeadWestvaco to invest $285 million in Covington plant

    MeadWestvaco to invest $285 million in Covington plant
    MeadWestvaco will invest $285 million to construct a new, state-of-the-art biomass boiler and upgrade associated power infrastructure at its Covington facility. Governor Bob McDonnell made the announcement Monday.  “MWV is a Virginia- headquartered...
  • Delegate Lacey Putney to seek re-election

    Delegate Lacey Putney to seek re-election
    Delegate Lacey Putney announced Wednesday he's seeking re-election in the House of Delegates.  He's looking to represent the new 19th House District which covers Bedford, Covington, Alleghany, parts of Bedford and all but one precinct in Botetourt...
  • Deputy shootings timeline

    11:18 a.m. Franklin County Sheriff Ewell Hunt calls Salem Police asking for a shift supervisor to call him. 11:29 a.m. Roanoke E-911 Control Center receives the first of numerous calls from citizens regarding the shooting. 11:30 a.m. Roanoke E-911...