DUBLIN — Chad Allen Reeves, 31, one of two suspects charged in connection with the killing of Brandon Billings 11 years ago, has been transported from a federal prison in Lexington, Ky., to the New River Valley Regional Jail in Dublin.
A Baywood native and officer for a Marine Corps base in N.C. made his family and fellow officers proud when he followed his instincts to rescue a motorist from an overturned vehicle during Winter Storm Leon in late January.
HILLSVILLE — Rather than seeking federal money for a high school auxiliary gym immediately, Carroll supervisors limited their next move to studying what the financial impact of another loan would be on the county.
Supervisor Bob Martin apologized at the regular March board meeting Monday for springing a motion in connection with funding for a new Carroll County High School auxiliary gym on the other elected officials during supervisor’s time.
Martin has several times championed the auxiliary gym.
RICHMOND — Mental health reform? Check.
Ethics reform? Check.
State budget to fund core government services? Nope.
Hopelessly divided over Medicaid expansion, General Assembly partisans departed the Capitol on Saturday afternoon at the close of this winter’s 60-day session without agreement on the next two-year budget.
Christina Leigh Bedsaul, Rooftop of Virginia CAP’s former executive director, entered a no contest plea to three counts of embezzlement and one count of forgery in Grayson County Circuit Court on March 5.
These pleas were made in connection with a case of unauthorized transfers of Rooftop funds, in three separate incidents that date back to 2007, according to court records.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 15.2 million visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2012 spent $902 million in communities nearby.
That spending supported 12,168 jobs in the areas adjacent to the parkway, including the City of Galax and Carroll and Grayson counties. It’s hard to know how many of those jobs are local, as the federal report did not break down the spending or employment by locality.