While the state is still fighting the coronavirus, a lot of families are still fighting to put food on the table. And that’s putting more of a strain on our food bank and the dozens of shelters that depend on it.
While it's an unwelcome sight for many folks who love the river, the Army Corps of Engineers says seeing the exposed banks, sandbars, and mud pits are what they expected to see when doing the rock weir simulation.
The Corps is getting ready to lower the river levels again, simulating their plan for a fixed crest rock weir to replace the Lock and Dam. They promise this lowering is much different than the one in 2000, and won't have nearly the same impact.
In December, Virginia College closed its doors indefinitely leaving hundreds of teachers and students wondering what’s next. A former teacher started his own catering company and is using it to give back.