Posts Tagged Lexington
VMI faculty and students invent weapon to battle ticks
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on May 2, 2023
Spring is high season for ticks, and Virginia has 17 different kinds. Because they can carry Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and other dangerous conditions, the engineering department at the Virginia Military Institute has declared war on the bugs – using a robot to do battle. Sandy Hausman has that story.
Dealing With A Confederate Past is Nothing New to Lexington
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on September 12, 2017
Cities across the country are grappling with removing Confederate symbols. And perhaps nowhere is Confederate past and present more intertwined than in Lexington. Jessie Knadler looks at how the issues that spilled over into violence in Charlottesville last month have been playing out in Lexington for years.