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  • James “Jim” Bennett Beheler
    on May 11, 2021

    James “Jim” Bennett Beheler, 66, of Galax, Virginia passed away Saturday, May 8, 2021, at.

  • Jack W. Lewis
    on May 11, 2021

    Jack W. Lewis left this world on Friday, May 7, 2021, after 84 years of living life to the fullest. […]

  • Dorothy Jones Helmintoller
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    Dorothy Jones Helmintoller, 95, of 744 Glen Wilton Road, Eagle Rock, died Friday, May 7, 2021 at […]

  • Katherine Robinson Ayers
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    Katherine “Kathy” Robinson Ayers, 82, of Troutville passed away Saturday, April 24, 2021. She […]

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Virginia becomes first Southern state to legalize marijuana

By SARAH RANKIN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia became the first Southern state to legalize marijuana Wednesday, as lawmakers voted to approve Gov. Ralph Northam's proposed changes to a bill that will allow adults to possess and cultivate small amounts of the drug starting in July. Northam sent the bill back to lawmakers substantially changed from the version that squeaked out of the General Assembly in February. The amendments lawmakers agreed to Wednesday would accelerate the timeline of legalization by about three years, well before retail sales would begin, a move that's been cheered by racial justice advocates....

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City unveils proposed FY22 budget

City unveils proposed FY22 budget

Marjorie Davis reads her award-winning essay for the “If I Were Mayor” contest by the Virginia Municipal League. By Staff Reports Martinsville City Manager Leon Towarnicki presented the proposed $34,308,365 FY22 general fund budget on May 11. “We are pulling the general fund balance down below the 10 percent, but...

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EMU Royals Upset No. 1 Seed Randolph Macon

EMU Royals Upset No. 1 Seed Randolph Macon

The #8-seed Eastern Mennonite University Royals toppled #1 seed, nationally ranked Randolph-Macon, on Sunday to advance to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference semifinals. EMU defeated the Yellow Jackets 7-4, taking the best-of-three series. The Royals will travel to Winchester to take on the fourth-seeded Hornets in the semifinals Saturday, May...

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eJournal | May 15 ,2021

eJournal | May 15 ,2021

Thank You For Supporting Local Journalism. Click Here To Download eJournal | May 15 ,2021 The staff of Virginia Media thanks you for subscribing to our publication. We will do everything possible to publish to the standards you expect. This publication is intended solely for the subscriber and by viewing...

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