Uptick in student absentee ballots might indicate higher turnout

In addition to hitting the books this fall, more Virginia college students may hit the polls next month, according to the Virginia Department of Elections. Virginia Department of Elections data show that 10,923 students in Virginia have applied for absentee ballots this year. That’s more than double the number of absentee ballot applications (4,878) received in 2015, the last year […]

Business in brief

SQL Data Partners will host a grand opening at its new location, 210 West Nine Mile Road, Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Local business owners are invited to attend. *** Keiter, a certified public accounting firm, recently announced that Amy Rybar Menefee and John T. Murray have been promoted to partners, effective Oct. 1. Menefee has […]

Dunnavant, Rodman to appear at Oct. 18 forum

Virginia State Senator Siobhan Dunnavant (R-12th District) and her challenger, Democrat Debra Rodman, will appear at a candidate forum sponsored by ChamberRVA Oct. 18 at the studios of VPM, Central Virginia’s public television station, in Richmond. The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at VPM, 23 Sesame Street. It is free and open to the public, […]