STAUNTON, Va. (AP) - A foundation is preparing to take the wraps off a restoration plan for a 155-year-old former railroad tunnel linking Nelson and Augusta counties. Proponents want to resurrect the 5,000-foot Claudius Crozet Blue Ridge Tunnel as a walking trail. Initial estimates put the cost at $4 million.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The recount in Virginia's historically close race for attorney general has been scheduled for Dec. 17 and 18. The dates set yesterday by a Richmond Circuit judge allow Fairfax County to begin its recount on Dec. 16 with the rest of the state's localities joining in the next two days.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Department of Motor Vehicles has redesigned the state's standard license plate to incorporate the "Virginia is for lovers' slogan. The governor unveiled the new design yesterday. The new plates display the tourism slogan near the bottom of the plate in black letters with a red heart in place of the "v'' in "lovers."
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Fans of a cheetah and her cubs at the Metro Richmond Zoo can now watch and hear the animals as they eat. The zoo has installed a second webcam by the cheetahs' feeding area. The other webcam is mounted at the rear of the cheetahs' wooden shelter.
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