Governor Ralph Northam today has announced that his proposed budget will feature the first installment of what he calls a “historic” commitment to water quality and clean-water funding.
Charles Fishburne is a correspondent for WCVE Public Radio. He brings over 40 years experience as a broadcast journalist and news executive in Richmond, Washington D.C. and New York. Charles was also a long-time television news anchor and news director in Richmond.
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Some environmentalists have expressed concern over what they call a “rollback” in federal protection of wetlands, while supporters say it provides clarity and common sense.
One of the greatest fears of people facing dementia is the loss of independence including what happens to their mobility if they lose their driver’s license. But advocates and the DMV say some can continue driving safely in the early stages of the disease. WCVE’s Charles Fishburne has more for Virginia Currents.
The National Weather Service reports 10 to 14 inches of snow fell in Central Virginia, second highest total for the month of December. But Interstates are clear and primary roads in “minor conditions” meaning some ice patches.
Ten to 14 inches of snow reported in Central Virginia and forecasters are calling it “One for the books.” Schools are closed along with many businesses and goverment offices. However, it could have been worse.
The Virginia Department of Health today has released results from a landmark survey on adult tobacco use.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for parts of Virginia, but it does not include the Richmond area, as forecasters see less of a chance of snow accumulations here.
Henrico County Manager John Vithoulkas today presented the 2018 State of the County address, highlighting an exceptional year.
Several hundred business and community leaders gathered at the Westin this morning and among other things heard about an unprecedented year of economic development.
“Some of the larger projects, Facebook at $1.75 billion dollars, Bank of America, $166 million dollars, QTS, $100 million dollars, Polykon $56 million dollars and Lumber Liquidators, and these are just recent, very recent examples.”
The National Weather Service is predicting what might be a “once in a generation” snowfall of one to two feet across portions of Western North Carolina and parts of Western Virginia as a major winter storm bears down on the Southeast.