• Martinsville had highest jobless rate in November

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The city of Martinsville had the highest jobless rate in Virginia in November. The Virginia Employment Commission says the city’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 9.9 percent. That’s down from 10.1…

  • Museum offers Culpeper version of Monopoly

    CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Monopoly fans in Culpeper can now play a local version of the game. Culpeper Opoly was developed by Sophie Hudson with Kash Design. The game board features historic images of the…

  • Virginia military family gets holiday home makeover

    A military family in Alexandria is getting a big surprise ahead of
    Christmas. Before their father deploys, Operation Homefront is giving them
    home makeover.

  • Police: Va. fisherman’s death appears accidental

    GRETNA, Va. (AP) — Police say the death of a Danville fisherman appears to be accidental. The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office tells media outlets that 39-year-old Larry Wayne Miller drowned after a canoe flipped. Police…

  • Danville child dies after being hit by school bus

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Danville toddler has died after he was hit by a city school bus. Danville police say in a news release that 20-month-old Tayshaun Gregory Glenn Jackson of Danville got in…

  • New Va. Lottery game has 1st $1 million winner

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Lottery’s new Money Ball game has its first $1 million winner. The Lottery says in a news release that a ticket purchased in Danville for the Oct. 1 drawing…

  • Police ID 2nd person of interest in Lyon sisters investigation

    Montgomery County investigators plan to release more information about their Virginia search for evidence related to the disappearance of the Lyon sisters.

  • Danville building damaged by explosion coming down

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — An apartment building in Danville damaged by an explosion and fire will be demolished. City inspections supervisor Charles Fulcher tells The Danville Register & Bee (http://bit.ly/1zDqvdv) that Marshall Construction has applied…

  • Fairfax County mom dies after hornet sting

    On a typical Saturday afternoon earlier this month, Melodye
    Creason decided to trim back the
    azaleas in front of her family\’s Annandale home before running an errand.

    It was a life changing decision, says her husband of 24 years, Rich Creason.

  • Va. stalking suspect arrested a 2nd time in W.Va.

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man arrested on a fugitive from justice warrant earlier this month in West Virginia has been arrested a second time after authorities said he failed to turn himself in…

  • National register adds Danville neighborhood

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Danville neighborhood that once catered to textile and tobacco-processing workers has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The city says the Mechanicsville Historic District began in the…

  • Charlottesville company plans Danville operation

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A company created by University of Virginia researchers plans to launch an operation in Danville that could create 127 jobs. The Virginia Tobacco Commission approved a $2 million research and development…

  • Veterans networking site focuses on jobs

    After spending time serving their country, many
    veterans face difficulty finding a job and
    adjusting to normal life back at home. A new
    social networking site aims to help connect
    veterans with peers and employers.