More help for businesses owned by women and minorities. Governor McAuliffe (pictured) is ordering state agencies to contract more often with those companies. An executive order requires state agencies to spend 42% of their discretionary spending on certified small businesses owned by women and minorities. State agencies must also contract with businesses that have no more than 25 employees and make no more than $3 million a year.
Governor McAuliffe helps Monticello welcome 78 new Americans.
Roosevelt Barbour has retired after more than a decade as the Charlottesville Assessor.
An electrical fire has damaged a Covesville area house.
Virginia's eagle population has rebounded in the early months of 2015.