Posts Tagged Southwest Virginia
With Monday Vote, SW Virginia Stays Unrepresented on Redistricting Commission
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on July 22, 2021
Virginia’s Redistricting Commission chose a new member Monday, leaving the commission without a member from Southwest Virginia. Jahd Khalil reports.
Will SW Virginia Still be Represented on the Redistricting Commission?
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on July 13, 2021
As Virginia’s redistricting commission prepares for its first public hearings, one the commission’s most pressing issues is replacing one of its members and considering geographic representation on the body in the process. Jahd Khalil reports.
Southwest Virginia’s Unemployment Rate May Be Misleading
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on July 16, 2019
Unemployment is going down in Southwest Virginia. But, that might be more alarming than you think. Michael Pope reports.
New Census Data Suggests Southwest Virginia is Continuing to Shrink
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on April 22, 2019
New numbers from the Census show Northern Virginia continues to add population. But, the new numbers also show a slow and steady decline in Southwest Virginia. Michael Pope reports.
Mussel Men and Women; Resurrecting a Species
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on November 30, 2017
A federally endangered species of fresh water mussel could be found in only one water way in the world; southwestern Virginia’s Clinch River. But 20 years ago, a chemical spill nearly wiped them out. Now biologists may be on their way to resurrecting them. Robbie Harris got into the creek with the scientists and the baby mussels.