Temporary highway lane closures will be suspended across Virginia during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. VDOT says lane closures in temporary work zones will be lifted from noon Thursday until noon on Monday, July 7th. State officials are encouraging drivers to avoid distractions, buckle up everyone’s seat belt, obey the posted speed limits and be courteous to other drivers.
The longtime director of the Buford Middle School band is retiring.
City officials have recognized Charles Alexander, a well-known motivational speaker.
UVA defeated Virginia Tech in the Commonwealth Clash, sponsored by Virginia529.
The UVA baseball team dropped both games of a Sunday doubleheader to N.C. State in Raleigh.