On the Northern Neck of Virginia, residents recently marked a milestone in preserving Chesapeake Bay history. Inigo Howlett reports from the Irvington Steamboat Era Museum, where the restored pilothouse of the Steamboat Potomac is now on display.
Should cornbread be sweet, savory or spicy? Richmond middle school students at the Neighborhood Resource Center of Greater Fulton tackled the question for their entry into the inaugural NPR Student Podcast Challenge, which received nearly 6,000 entries from around the country.
A mega landfill in Cumberland that county officials approved last year is still in the works. It could eventually take in 5,000 tons of trash per day. Supporters say it will bring revenue to the county and help with overdue capital improvement projects. But a diverse group of opponents continue their fight to stop it from being built.
An organization that has expanded legal and safe spaces to skate around Richmond has a new initiative. The RVA Sk8 Club offers youth free skateboarding lessons at elementary schools around the city.