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Lexington’s new police chief gets started

Shauna Muckle May 19, 2021
Chief Angela Greene began her new role May 10, after her appointment was announced last month

State primaries for governor are underway

Mary Alice Russell May 19, 2021
Here is some information you need to be an informed voter in the Virginia primary elections on June 8
Street names associated with the Confederacy were a topic of heated debate at a recent City Council meeting. Photo by Lilah Kimble, ‘23

The possibility of city council renaming Lexington streets looms

Shauna Muckle April 13, 2021

Citizens are starkly divided on how Lexington City Council should deal with Confederate-associated street names. The council held a public hearing April 1 to consider the street renaming policy...

Mr. G’s food truck satisfies Lexington’s sweet tooth

Virginia Laurie April 13, 2021

For those looking to get a quick sugar fix, Mr. G’s doughnut truck might be just the place to visit.  Serving two new signature flavors every day along with their regular selection of raised yeast...

Clover, a southern style boutique, opens downtown

Kelsie Westmoreland March 30, 2021
A Washington and Lee parent opened the new clothing store this March

More offers for Spotswood Drive lead to complications

Shauna Muckle March 30, 2021
Five new offers have been made on the property, making City Council’s decision harder
Spotswood Drive decision delayed

Spotswood Drive decision delayed

Shauna Muckle March 19, 2021
An offer to buy property on Spotswood Drive has raised concerns for Lexington residents, leading to another hearing to be held on March
Stonewall Jackson House reopened at the beginning of March. Photo by Mary Alice Russell, '22.

COVID-19’s impact on museums, locally and nationally

Mary Alice Russell March 19, 2021
In Lexington, museums are opening their doors after a difficult 2020.

VMI COVID cases are coming down since mid-February spike

Shauna Muckle March 4, 2021

Virginia Military Institute saw a major spike in cadet COVID-19 cases beginning earlier this month, prompting new restrictions.  The spike began Feb. 2, VMI spokesman Col. Bill Wyatt said. By Feb....

The Abigail Inn is under new management

Garrett Price and Mary Alice Russell March 4, 2021

A new family just bought the Abigail Inn, a beloved bed and breakfast on the further end of Lexington’s Main Street, and the inn is getting a lot of updates.  Thierry, Jessica, and their daughter...

Rockbridge sees slow but sure COVID-19 vaccinations

February 16, 2021
Vaccine rollout in Rockbridge County is progressing, but slowly

Downtown restaurants embrace takout, delivery

Garrett Price February 16, 2021
Pronto, Blue Sky and Pure Eats have removed indoor seating
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