CAPRON — Warning of security risks at its facilities, the Virginia Department of Corrections says it is experiencing its worst-ever staffing crisis and is seeking to increase starting salaries by about 25% to better recruit and retain officers.
Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases and related quarantines, Bedford County Public Schools announced Wednesday that Staunton River Middle School and Staunton River High School will close Thursday and Friday.
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Impacts from curtailed admissions to state mental hospitals are expected to spread to the law enforcement system and exacerbate an already difficult relationship between policing and mental health.
Bedford County Public Schools announced Wednesday it is adjusting its school day for the upcoming school year.
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American Airlines on Sunday said it would cancel around 1% of its flights in July.
The eight new officers sworn into the Lynchburg Police Department last week are a welcome addition to the force, but 16 more open positions are still a major concern for the department.
Bedford County Public Schools is struggling to recruit and retain bus drivers, and administrators are getting creative with ideas for how to address the shortage.
On May 1, thousands of workers across Virginia experienced something that had not been seen since 2009: a bump in their paychecks.
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Nelson County Public Schools currently is facing a bus driver shortage, a problem that has been made worse by retirements and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Multiple units responded Saturday to a house fire that left a Stoney Creek home "moderately damaged" and one firefighter was transported to University of Virginia Medical Center for heat exhaustion.
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United Methodist Family Services, a foster care and adoption agency in Lynchburg, VA, reaches back out into the community to place high-risk children during the pandemic.
The state's weekly vaccine allocation is dwindling because of manufacturing woes with Johnson & Johnson. This past week, Virginia received 124,000 J&J doses, next week will it only be 14,800 shots, Avula said.
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Public health experts Thursday blamed vaccine shortages around the U.S. in part on the Trump administration’s push to get states to vastly expand their vaccination drives without ordering enough shots.