By Eric Kolenich for Richmond Times-Dispatch
By Friday morning, the old schoolhouse had been laid on steel I-beams and jacked 7 feet in the air. The only thing left to do was turn on the Mack truck’s engine and start the journey.
More than two hours later, the building arrived at its new home at the intersection of Francis and Nassau streets, where Colonial Williamsburg will put it on public display.
Read the full article at Richmond Times-Dispatch.
By Cathy Dyson for The Free Lance-Star
Elliott Domaleski was watching “The Muppet Christmas Carol” when she saw Tiny Tim’s crutch, propped up in the corner by itself.
Most 5-year-olds probably wouldn’t have given the image a second thought.
But Elliott’s young life has changed dramatically in the last two months, since sudden bruises and a rash indicated severe bone marrow failure. The cartoon stirred something inside the little girl with big blue eyes.
“I hope I don’t die young,” she said.
Read the full article at The Free Lance-Star.
Circuit Court judge denies Citizens for Fauquier County’s records request for emails related to Amazon data center
By James Jarvis for FauquierNOW
Judge Alfred Swersky announced Tuesday he plans to issue a formal opinion denying Citizens for Fauquier County’s request to obtain over 3,000 emails sent between town officials and Amazon representatives.
Read the full article at FauquierNOW.
FROM VIRGINIA NEWS READER:
Had he not gotten into publishing, Steve Stewart likely would still be a sportswriter.
Forty years ago, Stewart was a 15-year-old who stumbled into covering local sports for a community newspaper in Mississippi. During a 15-year run working for newspapers in Mississippi, Stewart ascended to managing editor at a newspaper owned by Emmerich Newspapers. At the age of 26, he was asked to go to another newspaper to become publisher.
Read more on Virginia News Reader.
By Tyler Palicia for News On The Neck
The Northumberland County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing to reevaluate an ordinance prohibiting people from transporting, possessing, or carrying loaded shotguns or rifles in vehicles on public streets, roads, or highways within the county.
Read the full article at News On The Neck.
By Patrick Ford for Southwest Times
Madison Surber has found a source of joy in her work at Disney World and she hopes to continue finding that joy wherever she goes next.
“I work on Main Street in the confectionary,” said Surber. “That is where everyone comes to get the famous Mickey Caramel Apples and Rice Krispies.”
For Surber, her time at the confectionary is a reminder of home.
Read the full article at Southwest Times.