Category: Local News

  • Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Hits Central Virginia

    Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Hits Central Virginia

    An earthquake hit central Virginia; registering as a 5.8 on the Richter scale, occurred within Mineral, Virginia, at 1:51 p.m. on September 30th, sending tremors across the East Coast and office evacuations from D.C. to New York. Mineral is less than 100 miles away from the nation’s capital; while the town has a reputation for seismic…

  • A Virginian In Short

    A Virginian In Short

    There is little known about Senator Phil Short before his father moved to Louisiana. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1947 and during his youth spent time on a family farm in Winfield, Kansas. Senator Short graduated from C. E. Byrd High School in Shreveport, LA in 1965. Senator Short’s father worked as an…