Solar project to coming to Clarke County

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Clarke County is getting a new solar project that will generate enough power for thousands of homes. Gov. Terry McAuliffe says the Clarke Solar Farm will house 20 megawatts of generating capacity. It’s being developed by Hecate Energy LCC, a Tennessee-based company that owns and operates projects across the country. Preston … Continue reading

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Virginia launches online portal to help ITT Tech students

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia has created a new online portal to help students impacted by the closure of the for-profit college chain ITT Technical Institute. The website includes information about where students can seek loan forgiveness or continue their education at another institution. ITT shuttered all 130 of its U.S. campuses earlier this month, … Continue reading

WNSB interview of Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on 5-29-15
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WNSB interview of Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on 5-29-15

Kim Fields of Hot 91.1 FM WNSB in Norfolk, Virginia, our student media colleagues at Norfolk State University, interviewed Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on May 29, 2015. Here is the interview in its entirety. Near the end, the governor talks about how he appointed three new Board of Visitor members at Norfolk State University. Continue reading

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Disaster loans available to homes, businesses in SW Va.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal disaster loans are available to southwest Virginia homeowners, businesses and nonprofit organizations hit by severe weather in February. The Virginia Department of Emergency Management says the U.S. Small Business Administration approved the low-interest loans at the request of Gov. Terry McAuliffe. McAuliffe says two dozen homes and businesses in Wise … Continue reading