Tag Archive | politics

VA Absentee Voting Begins

RICHMOND, VA – Absentee voting has started for the November 5, 2013 general election in all of Virginia’s 133 localities.  The State Board of Elections (SBE) reports that all of Virginia’s localities have met the deadlines to send absentee ballots to overseas and military voters within 45 days of the general election.  Virginia’s election officials have now […]

History Throughout the Year

Carolina Giraldo, Staff Writer Almost sixty years ago, 7-year-old Linda Brown walked a mile to her bus stop, crossing dangerous railroad tracks on a regular basis in order to attend her segregated elementary school.  There was a school closer to her home, but Linda was not allowed to enroll there because of her skin color. […]