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Emporia (Emporia, Virginia)

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  • Saturday March 19th

    What a crazy day. I participated in the Douglas County Severe Weather Symposium for most of the morning and early afternoon. I presented a talk concerning the research I did a few years ago, about what would happen if the tornados that affected the...
  • York, JCC rank high for health outcomes

    York, JCC rank high for health outcomes
    Residents in York and James City counties ranked among the top 10 for health outcomes in Virginia, according to a new report. York ranked fourth and James City County seventh in the County Health Rankings report released by the University of Wisconsin...
  • Sussex Central eases past Greensville 12-6 in 2 OT

    Tyquan Johnson ran for a second-quarter touchdown and threw the eventual winning TD pass in the second overtime, giving Sussex Central a season-opening 12-6 victory at Greensville County in Emporia. Fidel Harding's 2-yard touchdown run in the second...
  • Hello Warm Air!

    Good Afternoon Everyone! What a gorgeous end to the work week with highs today around 50 in the metro.  Areas just southwest of town are already at 60 (Emporia) and might warm up a little more before all is said and done.  This warm up will help a lot...
  • Hampton Roads' unemployment rate lowers to 7%

    Hampton Roads' unemployment rate lowered to 7 percent in December, from November's 7.2 percent. It was 7 percent in December 2009, too, according to the Virginia Employment Commission. Figures are not seasonally adjusted. The Virginia unemployment...
  • Joan Barrett

    Joan Barrett
    Follow Joan on Twitter: @KWCH_JBarrett Joan has been in the media business since high school, when she started working part-time at a local radio station in Great Bend and as a sports reporter for her high school newspaper. Her part-time job and hobby...
  • Mary Katherine Jordan

    Mary Katherine Jordan
    Mary Katherine “Kathy” Jordan left this world on January 18, 2011 after a courageous battle with a long term illness.  She passed peacefully and was surrounded by her five children and Gary Jordan; her devoted husband of nearly 41 years....
  • The Backstretch Blog: If you ain't first, you're last

    The Backstretch Blog: If you ain't first, you're last
    For the first in ten years, I am going to miss the spring race at Talladega. Since moving to Kansas, I have missed the last two fall races, but I did make it back for the Spring race last year. Of course, as soon as I miss a race, the greatest paint...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer on the Backstretch

    The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer on  the Backstretch
    After racing  just for fun and finishing 14th at the All-Star race, it's back to Charlotte for a second week, but this time it counts. NASCAR will run its version of a marathon, also known as theCoca-Cola 600. NASCAR's longest race has been, well kinda...
  • Whitehill Named a Finalist for MIAA Ken B. Jones Award

    Whitehill Named a Finalist for MIAA Ken B. Jones Award
    Fort Hays State senior linebacker Alex Whitehill is one of three male finalists for the MIAA's Ken B. Jones Award, a yearly award given to one male and one female for their athletic, academic, and service accomplishments for the current school year and...
  • The Backstretch Blog: A Change Could do you Good

    The Backstretch Blog: A Change Could do you Good
    For the first time since joining a new team in the off season, Kansas native Clint Boywer found his way to victory lane. It has only been a little less than a year since Bowyer's last victory. Yet, there is no doubt moving to Michael Waltrip Racing was...