A new poultry processing plant is opening in Harrisonburg, providing about 102 full-time jobs.
Shenandoah Processing is expected to invest over $2 million in the project.
The company also plans to purchase an additional $160 million of Virginia grown poultry over the next three years to serve the growing market for organically raised and "all-natural" chicken.
The facility is expected to process approximately 20,000 birds a day in year one, to 50,000 birds a day in year three.
(Metro) Virginia is getting an overall grade of "D" in a national survey of gun laws.
The Brady Campaign To Prevent Gun Violence and the Law Center To Prevent Gun Violence rank Virginia 21st on a list of states with the strongest gun laws.
California and Connecticut are listed as the top two, while Alaska and Arizona rank at the bottom.
Christmas is in just more than two weeks, and the local SPCA has a special countdown underway to highlight its needs around this time of year. The 12 Saves of Christmas is a campaign that highlights 12 different success stories coming out of the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA.
People gathered at Aldersgate United Methodist Church on Tuesday night for the Hospice of the Piedmont's 22nd Annual Memorial Illumination.
When the Virginia men's soccer team faces Maryland on Friday in the College Cup, it will mark the third match between the Cavaliers and Terrapins this season.
Justin Anderson's game-tying three-point attempt was long as Virginia suffered its second straight loss.
The Virginia men's basketball team is in the midst of a two week break from games, and their two most recent losses are a source of motivation during the break.
Wake Forest has announced that Bowling Green's Dave Clawson has agreed to become the Demon Deacons' next football coach.
Several thousand police in riot gear clashed with defiant protesters in the central square of the Ukrainian capital Wednesday after an overnight confrontation in which police clashed with demonstrators as they dismantled barricades and evicted protesters from tents.
Police in South Africa say retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu's home was robbed while he was away to attend a memorial honoring Nelson Mandela.
President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron caused a stir Tuesday when they took a selfie at Nelson Mandelaâs funeral in South Africa, but the picture also included a third, lesser known leader: Helle Thorning-Schmidt.
Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Roman Catholic church's new leader has changed the perception of the church in an extraordinary way in a short time.