‘Effective solutions:’ Virginia Education Association addresses teacher shortages
On Thursday, Governor Youngkin signed an Executive Directive to address those shortages. But some of the ideas set forth in the Directive did not offer serious investments that would move the needle on the issue, according to the President of the Virginia Education Association.
Amherst County leaders hold off on decision to give employees a pay increase
Leaders recently discussed salary studies, which compare jobs to other localities, but Amherst County Administrator Dean Rodgers said many positions were not included in the survey, so leaders could not tell if those employees are below market average.
Students feel the pressure of inflation as the school year approaches
Later this week, thousands of college students will be moving in and making new homes in dorms on Virginia Tech’s campus. But in a time of high economic uncertainty and high inflation, it leaves parents and students to pick up the extra cost.
Ships are sitting offshore containing items that we desperately need -- what can be done?
If you’re in the Jacksonville, Florida area, you’ve likely seen the logjam of container ships sitting idly offshore. The vessels are packed with items destined for store shelves -- and they’re things business owners and consumers desperately need delivered.
Virginia politicians, Ukrainian citizens react to President Biden’s State of the Union address
Using the worlds stage, President Joe Biden voiced the Unites States’ strong support for the people of Ukraine and tough action that has been and will be taken against Russia during his first State of the Union address.
Your wild home-buying, selling stories: These 17 help paint the picture
We’ve all heard about it by now: Houses are selling like crazy (and they have been for quite some time now), interest rates have been at all-time lows, and it seems like everywhere you turn, you learn of another wild real estate story.