Knight became the first girl in school history to win a state singles title and the only female in this newspaper's coverage area to ever accomplish the feat.
While this graduating class missed out on several milestones after the COVID-19 pandemic sent them home in March of their junior year and hybrid learning cost them a traditional senior year, there were only smiles Thursday and Friday as they celebrated together and finally walked across the stage to receive their diplomas.
Members of the Class of 2020 returned to colleges and universities in the Hill City over the past few weeks to participate in long-awaited commencement ceremonies after the COVID-19 pandemic canceled their regularly scheduled graduations.
The ceremonies for the Hill City's Class of 2021 marked a rare occasion: they weren't held at the high schools like in years past.
“You will persevere, you will excel, you will fight, you will sacrifice and you will continue to rise, because you are Lancers and that's what Lancers do. We rise, we rise, we rise," Amherst County High School Principal Derrick Brown told the Class of 2021.
More motorcyclists are taking to the streets in the sunny spring weather, prompting the Virginia State Police to once again offer its free "Ri…
As Virginia’s public school population grew in the past decade, driven by the expanding Latino population in Virginia, so did segregation by race and class, researchers at Virginia Commonwealth and Pennsylvania State universities have found. Virginia’s public school students also lack equal access to Advanced Placement courses, according to the pair of studies issued in late April.
The university is holding numerous commencement exercises over the span of days this year.
The University of Lynchburg will hold in-person ceremonies for this year's graduating Class of 2021, as well as the Class of 2020, the school …
During the past year, Lynchburg-area colleges and universities were forced to close their campuses, shift instruction online and form plans to…
Following Governor Ralph Northam's Wednesday announcement that outdoor graduation ceremonies across the commonwealth may have as many as 5,000 attendees, Lynchburg-area schools and colleges are working to finalize plans for their spring graduations.
The Virginia High School Coaches Association chooses its all-state basketball teams annually. Here are teams from Class 1 and Class 3, which contain Lynchburg-area athletes. No local athletes were chosen from Class 2 or Class 4.
Bedford County 4-H partnered with the Bedford Public Library System in a series of STEM water education classes throughout February and March.
Brookville's Quintavius Harris placed third in the 132 bracket, while Rustburg's Gage Bomar also finished third in the 113 weight class.
The Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) Championship came down to the final event, the women’s 400-yard freestyle relay. Liberty held…
Sandusky Middle School band director Kenneth Brand has come to find there’s a podcast about pretty much anything.
While thousands of Virginia Tech students will return to the Blacksburg campus this weekend for the spring semester, only 6% of classes will be fully in-person – the same rate as the fall.