Remembering Halloween in St. Paul VA from Years Gone By…

© Jerry F. Couch THE NEXT TIME you hear the older generation bemoaning the bad behavior, attitude, manners, etc. of “kids today,” ask them about their role in the Halloween antics of the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s.. In those days, kids would pour into St. Paul from the surrounding communities, much like the Angles, Saxons,… Read More Remembering Halloween in St. Paul VA from Years Gone By…

J. Fred Matthews Mem. Library’s “Trick or Treatrers” Enliven St. Paul

On Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, a contingent of junior goblins, superheroes, and princesses (and their escorts) made their way through the downtown area of St. Paul where they visited local businesses. Thus, a tradition of long-standing returned, and it was a fun event for all. In the pictures that follow I am (for those of… Read More J. Fred Matthews Mem. Library’s “Trick or Treatrers” Enliven St. Paul

Photography Exhibit at The Arts Depot, Abingdon – Ends Nov. 5th

Highlands Camera Club Announces Winners of 18th Annual Photography Exhibit Since he was a teenager, Mark Roberts has had a passion for landscape and wildlife photography. He used his interest in photography to capture crime scenes as a crime scene specialist at the Town of DeWitt Police Department in New York. Roberts won the Overall… Read More Photography Exhibit at The Arts Depot, Abingdon – Ends Nov. 5th

Southwest Virginia Employment Opportunities – October 27, 2022

FROM THE RICHLANDS OFFICE OF THE VIRGINIA EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION AREA EMPLOYERS ARE CURRENTLY RECRUITING APPLICANTS FOR JOBS RECEIVED IN THE LAST 30 DAYS.  For information or referral instructions, please contact our office with the job order number.  Information on these positions, older job orders, jobs posted by other sources, and jobs throughout the state, can be obtained… Read More Southwest Virginia Employment Opportunities – October 27, 2022

Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces Accelerated Social Worker License Process

RICHMOND, VA — Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that the Virginia Board of Social Work, a health regulatory board under the Department of Health Professions, has enacted regulations that will speed up the process by which a social worker from another state can receive a license in Virginia. The changes to Virginia’s Social Work Regulations will… Read More Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces Accelerated Social Worker License Process