• Reactor at Va. nuclear power plant trips offline

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Virginia Power is reviewing what led a nuclear reactor at its Surry power plant to trip offline. The company says the reactor automatically shut down Monday morning when an apparently…

  • Historic estate in Surry to be sold at auction

    SPRING GROVE, Va. (AP) — A historic estate in Surry County is going on the auction block. The 309-acre Four Mile Tree is scheduled to be sold at auction on June 26. The estate’s manor…

  • Fuel from Soviet warheads powered local homes

    Converted fuel from 429 former Soviet nuclear warheads helped generate electricity at Virginia power plants during the past two decades.