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VSP investigating ‘serious crash’ in Orange County

ORANGE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - A Locust Grove woman is facing charges in connection with a crash along Route 604, near Childress Road, in Orange County. Virginia State Police announced Thursday, June 17, that 21-year-old Sky L. Travers is charged with driving under the influence; maiming, failure to drive the right side of the roadway, and failure to wear a seat belt.
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Alex Smith lists Virginia mansion for $6.7 million

Former Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith seems to have put his house in the area on the market. Per, the 6,165-square foot mansion in McLean, VA has been listed for $6.7 million. Smith retired from football in April after a 15-year career as a professional quarterback. The Potomac...
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Jury Convicts Norfolk Virginia Man for Role in Armed Robbery

Last Friday, a federal jury in Richmond convicted Ronnell Kareem Levon Johnson, 27, of Norfolk, for his role in robbing a Sprint Store in Colonial Heights in January 2019. “As the evidence at trial demonstrated, the defendant and his co-conspirator participated in an armed robbery in which they restrained and frightened the victims,” said Raj Parekh, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. “Thanks to the thorough investigative efforts of our law enforcement partners and the trial team, the defendant has been held accountable for his role in jeopardizing the safety of our community members.”
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Lynchburg-area colleges won't allow pot on campus, even after it's legal in Va.

Although possessing small amounts of marijuana will be legal in Virginia on July 1, many colleges and universities in the Lynchburg area don't intend to change their policies that currently prohibit it on their campuses. Officials at University of Lynchburg, Randolph College, Sweet Briar College and Virginia University of Lynchburg...
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VSP still investigating fatal officer-involved shooting in Amherst County

AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WSET) — Virginia State Police are continuing their investigation following a fatal shooting involving VSP personnel that occurred on Wednesday in Amherst County. The incident began just after 5:30 on Wednesday evening when state police received a request from the Buckingham County Sheriff's Office for assistance with...

Erie VA to Host Walk-in Johnson & Johnson Vaccine COVID-19 Clinic

Erie VA Medical Center is hosting a walk-in Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine clinic for all veterans, their spouses and caregivers this weekend. The walk-in clinic will be held on Saturday from 9 until 11:30 a.m. at the second floor picnic pavilion. People eligible for the clinic include:. All Veterans...
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Cape Charles Is The Best Little Beach Town in Virginia

This friendly town on the Chesapeake Bay feels a bit like Mayberry. Here on the southern end of Virginia's Eastern Shore, kids shuffle down the pier with fishing poles and Cokes, wispy-haired men swap stories outside the hardware store, and the whole place seems to tuck in for the night not long after the sun goes down. But Cape Charles is decidedly more cosmopolitan than Andy Griffith's stomping grounds. Just east of the hardware store is Hotel Cape Charles, a sleek boutique stay that offers complimentary beach cruisers for guests. Across the street is Cape Charles Distillery, where they pour elevated cocktails crafted with locally made spirits.
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Virginia opens 41st state park in Western Appalachia

(The Office of Governor Ralph Northam) (ST PAUL, Va.) On Wednesday, western Virginia opened a new attraction to bring visitors: a new 696-acre state park. Gov. Ralph Northam and other state officials opened the Clinch River State Park, which sits along several small properties and connects to the 100 miles of the Clinch River through multiple canoe and kayak access points.
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Gov. Northam incentivizes VA residents to return to work

RICHMOND, Va. (WSET) — Governor Northam is trying to incentivize individuals getting unemployment to return to work. Northam is giving 3-million dollars in grants to small businesses to give bonuses to new employees. The program will match however much money an employer offers to a new hire up to 500...