The Ring-tum Phi

Lexington ghost stories


October 7, 2020

To inspire a Halloween mindset

Rockbridge-area schools reopen virtually

Shauna Muckle

September 22, 2020

City and county schools tout new resources for students

Pandemic months more successful than last year at Lexington farmers market

Grace Mamon

September 22, 2020

Shoppers and vendors have been gathering in person downtown

New restaurant brings New York-style bagels to Lexington

Legendary Eats, which opened last month, is located on West Washington Street in the storefront previously occupied by Blue Phoenix.

Annaliese Schneider

September 10, 2020

Business has been booming since Legendary Eats opened last month

Local candidates pivot campaign tactics amidst coronavirus pandemic

Local political organizations have pivoted their campaign tactics due to the coronavirus pandemic and connecting with voters virtually.

Shauna Muckle

September 10, 2020

Local Republicans and Democrats are using different strategies than usual to reach voters

How three Rockbridge area women are sewing masks for first responders

Linda Floyd (left) sews the two pieces of cloth together to make the base of the mask. Mary Katherine Lawrence (right) tests out the sizing on her face. 
Photo by Hannah Denham.

Hannah Denham

April 13, 2020

Their goal is to supply two masks each to any local first responders in need

Lexington gathers in Hillel House to mourn victims of Tree of Life shooting

Lexington community gathers in Hillel on Oct. 29. Photo by Lyndon Sayers.

Marilyn Sample

November 6, 2018

Students come together to remember victims of the shooting in Pittsburgh

Getting out of Lexington: Waynesboro Edition

Josette Corazza

November 6, 2018

A junior Washington and Lee student gives tips for how to enjoy leaving "the Washington and Lee bubble." This week's highlights Waynesboro, Virginia

Getting out of Lexington: Adventures in Buena Vista

Buena Vista has many attractions downtown, including restaurants and camping. Photo by Josette Corazza, '20.

Josette Corazza

October 23, 2018

Check out the best places to go in Buena Vista, a quick 15-minute drive from Lexington

Lexington anti-racism rally tackles community-wide issues

Bridget Kelley-Dearing holds a poster at the rally

Virginia Kettles

March 28, 2016

Hopkins Green hosted an Anti-Racism Rally last Monday sponsored by the Community Anti-Racism Education Initiative, which works to combat racism. Dozens of people from Washington and Lee and the Lexington community came to demonstrate their support for people of color after the town was rocked by a...

Lexington gets a taste of Thailand

Nuoya Zhou

February 8, 2016

Looking to spice up your dinner? Napa Thai Cuisine, which opened on Jan. 18 on Main Street, might be right for you. According to restaurant owner Suparat Prapong, who runs the business with her boyfriend and aunt, business has been great since Napa Thai first opened up. Prapong and her boyfriend have ...

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