Virginia

Seven Virginia School Boards Sue Over Governor’s Mask Order

Seven school districts in Virginia sued Gov. Glenn Youngkin on Monday, objecting to his executive order overruling their mask policies and making the wearing of masks optional in public schools. The school districts include the Fairfax County Public Schools, the state’s largest with more than 178,000 students, as well as the school systems in Prince […]

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Stranded Drivers Are Freed After 24-Hour Snowy Ordeal on I-95 in Virginia

The Virginia State Police said they had not received any reports of injuries or deaths related to the storm, but the authorities around the Mid-Atlantic said it had caused at least five deaths. Winter Storms in the United States From the East Coast to the Western U.S., a barrage of winter storms has wreaked havoc across […]

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Second Time Capsule Is Found Beneath Pedestal of Robert E. Lee Statue

Crews removing the pedestal of a Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond, Va., on Monday found what appeared to be an elusive time capsule that may contain rare Confederate memorabilia, including a photo of Abraham Lincoln in his coffin. The discovery stoked excitement among historians and officials, including Gov. Ralph Northam, who declared on Twitter: […]

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Rodin Bronze From Family Plot Is Heading to Auction

Raphaël Chatroux, a specialist at Freeman’s, when informed of scholars’ reactions to the upcoming offering, replied that the staff members “certainly understand the uniqueness of the situation and therefore proceed with the utmost caution and sensitivity so as not to upset anyone.” The sculpture, estimated to bring $250,000 to $400,000, had been “uninsured and not […]

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