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SWVa Today - Daily
Tuesday, June 18th, 2019


Funding found for more school resource officers

This coming school year, every county school could be staffed by a school resource officer.

School system asks county for additional $500K

Tazewell County Supervisors will be asked to give the school system an additional $500,000 June 25.

String of Pearls: The 'Hungry Mother' naming controversy

This week marks the 83rd anniversary of the dedicatory ceremonies for Hungry Mother Park. On June 13 and June 14, 1936, Smyth County hosted what Mack Sturgill referred to as “one of the greatest events” in its history.

Extension Answers: When mower adjustments and agronomy meet

For years, my colleagues and I have been preaching the benefits of cutting our area’s cool season grass lawns at four inches to improve lawn health and control weeds. On the farm, the same logic holds. Leaving more stubble in our hayfields can have similar results.

Teacher pay hot topic county meeting

County OKs $48.6M School Board spending plan