Today's News

  • Believest thou this?

    Matthew 27:50-54
    Jesus, when he had cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost. And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent; And the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept arose, And came out of the graves after his resurrection, and went into the holy city, and appeared unto many. Now when the centurion, and they that were with him, watching Jesus, saw the earthquake, and those things that were done, they feared greatly, saying, Truly this was the Son of God.

  • First year obstacle race sees high participation

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor

        March weather can go either way in Virginia, but on the March 13 the day of the Rose Hill Penny run it was chilly and rainy.
        “The day was overcast with a drizzly rain but the weather is not what made the runners suffer. The race course was four miles of fields, woods, streams and obstacles,” said race host Bill Vickery.

  • Boys Soccer Spring Previews

    Forest holds to tradition and reputation with young squad

  • Hunting Skills Classes at Holiday Lake

        Virginia is fortunate to have habitat that supports a wide variety of wildlife and game.  Bay, river and tidal waters provide waterfowl hunting, mountain areas offer bears to harvest.  Fields, forests and fencerows support small game of all kinds, and the thriving population of deer and wild turkeys create opportunities state-wide to get out and find game. 

  • Softball Spring Previews

    Liberty softball looks to be stronger than last year

  • River falls after an 11 inning stretch

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
        On Friday, March 18 Jefferson Forest traveled to Staunton River to face off against the Golden Eagles in a county rivalry game.
        This was a defensive game that lasted 11 innings before Forest pulled out a 5-1 victory over the Eagles.

  • JF comes out with a bang

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor

        A weekend game and an in-county rivalry set up JF to start out the season undefeated as the 2016 baseball season gets underway.
        A sophomore pitcher helped lead JF to it’s defeat over Basset 8-4 on Saturday, March 19. After the Cavaliers played 11 innings against Staunton River the night before and defeating the in-county rival 5-1, the tired group traveled to Bassett to play the Bengals.

  • Today’s students are tomorrow’s innovators 

    By Congressman Robert Hurt
    This past week, we had the opportunity to visit a number of schools across the Fifth District and learn about the curricula our students have been studying. We visited schools in Rocky Mount, Gretna, Chatham, Altavista, Brookneal, Cumberland, Palmyra, Farmville, Stanardsville, and Charlottesville discussing topics ranging from computer science to political science.


  • Protecting retirement savings Options

    Saving up for a rainy day – whether it’s a few quarters in your piggy bank as a child or investing in a retirement plan as an adult, many of us have heard from a young age about the importance of saving for the future. Saving is important to your financial security and independence. However, for many men and women who have worked their entire lives, every penny saved for retirement is a challenge.


  • Judge election authority rests solely with the General Assembly

    By Delegate Kathy Byron
        The 2016 session of the General Assembly ended a day early, with legislators approving a balanced budget and fulfilling their constitutional duty to appoint judges to the Commonwealth’s courts.  And for the second year in a row, it completed its work a day ahead of schedule.