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Lexington City Council approves system for street renaming

Lexington City Council approves system for street renaming

Lexington City Council has voted in favor of a new policy for renaming city streets. The new policy lays out the procedure for how City Council can rename streets in the future. Property-owners interested in renaming their street must pay a $400 application fee. They also have to present a petition with signatures of at…read more >>

VMI names new superintendent

VMI names new superintendent

Virginia Military Institute’s Board of Visitors on Thursday appointed Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins to serve as VMI’s 15th superintendent. Wins, a 1985 VMI graduate, had been serving as VMI’s interim superintendent.  He is the first Black superintendent in VMI’s history, retired from the U.S. Army in 2019 after a 34-year career. John William Boland, president…read more >>

Virginia lawmakers legalize marijuana possession in time for summer

Virginia lawmakers legalize marijuana possession in time for summer

Virginia will legalize the use of recreational marijuana among adults this summer, as the General Assembly on Wednesday backed a proposal from Governor Ralph Northam to allow Virginians over the age of 21 to possess up to an ounce of marijuana and grow up to four cannabis plants at home starting on July 1. Virginia…read more >>

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