Sheriff Donald Smith had said he supports the use of body cameras, but he said there are other priorities to take care of first. The Board of Supervisors said they can’t work it out in the budget at this time in the fiscal year.
After conducting an investigation, the Augusta County Commonwealth’s Attorney said he found no evidence of improper benefit to Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney as a result of awarding a political donor the contract to remove the city’s Confederate monuments.
At their meeting on Monday the Dayton economic development committee recommended changing a proposed yard sale ordinance that brought out a big crowd to the July 12th town council meeting before being rejected.
James Madison University and Blue Ridge Community college announced a collaboration on a new program which will lower costs for some students. Bridge to Madison will help students who didn’t gain acceptance to JMU under traditional standards.
Every summer Bridgewater College donors award funds to student-faculty research projects across all disciplines. This year funds were awarded for six projects including one studying regeneration in axolotls.