Nelson Street bridge to close for repairs

by Scott Voelker

Drivers in Lexington may have to find a new route when the Nelson Street bridge closes for repairs March 1.  The work adds to traffic headaches created by utility repairs near VMI. FULL STORY

Lees Carpets to create new jobs in Rockbridge County

The expansion of a local manufacturing plant will bring 25 new jobs to Rockbridge County.  Lees Carpets already accounts for 40 percent of the county's manufacturing sector. FULL STORY

Local farmers benefit from USDA aid

High temperatures and low rainfall caused problems for Rockbridge area farmers last summer.  The USDA acknowledges the problem and will be distributing emergency assistance. FULL STORY

Changes in store for local cable provider

Teachers struggle with Standards of Learning

SVU experience lasts for a lifetime

Rockbridge County High School students throw backwards prom

Reassessment a blessing and a curse for local residents

Local museums illustrate Lexington's military history

New energy initiatives at W&L

Produced by Washington and Lee journalism students.

Lead supervisor:      Prof. Claudette Artwick

Reporting supervisor: Prof. Doug Cumming

Editing supervisor:  Prof. Pamela Luecke

Technical supervisor:  Michael Todd