Bill Martin

In Memory of Our Bill Martin 1943-2015

On Friday, March 27th, 72 year-old William A. “Bill” Martin of Montross passed away after a lengthy illness. Back in 1964 a young, 21 year-old Bill Martin moved to the…

James Syndor $800 winner (2)

$800 Pays Your Bills Winner!

Announcing our $800 WRAR Pays Your Bills Winner! James Syndor of Howerton’s Congratulations James! If you would like to play in our WRAR Pays Your Bills contest, please visit one…

Darnesha P. Berry

Jury Recommends 8 Years for VA Woman in Twins’ Deaths

A Brunswick County jury has recommended an eight-year prison term for a suburban Richmond woman convicted of two counts of involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of her twins after she…

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2 Found Dead inside VA Beach Home

Virginia Beach police say two people have been found dead inside a home. Media outlets report that police responding to a call found the bodies shortly after 4 a.m. Friday. Police…

Slow Moving Vehicle

Beware Oversized, Slow Load in Southwest VA

A massive, slow-moving tractor trailer traveling between Pulaski and Max Meadows through early next week could complicate travel in the area. The Virginia Department of Transportation says the big rig will…

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UVA Naming New Dorm After Once-Enslaved Couple

The University of Virginia’s newest dormitory is being named after a couple who were slaves. The university’s Board of Visitors passed a resolution this week to name the dormitory the Gibbons…

Govenor Terry McAuliffe

Gov. McAuliffe Receives the Publius Award for Pragmatism and Bipartisanship

Governor Terry McAuliffe was honored this week by The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress with the prestigious Publius Award. The award is presented to individuals who…

National Beta Club

Local Students Compete in Beta Competition

This past weekend the 75th Annual Virginia Beta Club Convention was held in Richmond. This information was gathered from the National Beta Club Convention website. This past weekend, the 75th…

The Haven

The Haven Announces Best Fundraiser Yet!

The Haven in Warsaw would like to announce that their Annual Shamrock Soiree was the most profitable to date with profits exceeding $14,000. Of many of the new features to…

James Earhart, Hustle

Local Man Win Top Honors in World Tree Climbing National Championship

On Sunday, March 22nd, 29 year old James Earhart of Hustle competes in the World Tree Climbing National Championship in Tampa, Florida and took top honors in the competition. Earhart is a member…

Artisan Trail Network (2)

New Artisan Trail in NN

A new Artisan Trail now coming together in the Northern Neck Trail. The Artisan Trail Network is essentially a constantly updated online map of artists, artisans, historic sites, galleries, restaurants, recreational spots…

Virginia Wine

Virginia Wine Grape Harvest Increases 17%

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the Virginia 2014 wine grape harvest increased just over 17 percent from the previous year’s harvest with 8,039 tons, up from 6,862 tons, according…


Arlington County is VA’s Healthiest Locality

A new report ranks Arlington County as Virginia’s healthiest while Tazewell County is considered the least healthiest. The sixth annual County Health Rankings is based on 30 factors, including education, housing,…

Sweet Briar

Sweet Briar College, President & Board Won’t Resign

Sweet Briar College says its president and board members aren’t going to resign. Sweet Briar says in a statement to media outlets that allegations against President James Jones and the board…

Va Lottery

VA Man Wins $1 MIL from VA Lottery

A Virginia Beach man has won $1 million in the Virginia Lottery’s Casino Cash scratch-off game. The Lottery says Richard Hawkes took the one-time cash option of $537,393 before taxes. A Food…

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