Carbon monoxide detector bill filed by local legislator

By Jim McCabe on September 19 at 8:28am


Jacksonville’s state senator has filed legislation that would require all schools to have approved carbon monoxide detectors in all buildings where students are present. Sam McCann filed the bill this Read More

City fire department is this year’s Badges For Life competition winner

By Ryne Turke on September 19 at 8:28am


The Jacksonville Fire Department reigned supreme this year over the local law enforcement in the Badges for Life Blood Drive. The seventh annual competition, which kicked off earlier this summer, Read More

Jax man hospitalized after reportedly being hit by vehicle overnight

By Jim McCabe on September 19 at 8:24am

Jacksonville Police reports indicate it happened in the 200 block of East State at around 1:30 a.m. Police say a vehicle being driven by 26-year-old Michael Armstrong of the 500 Read More

Asbestos reportedly discovered in Virginia school gym floor

By Jim McCabe on September 19 at 8:24am


Virginia School District officials have discovered asbestos in the gym floor that was damaged during severe weather earlier this month. The Springfield Journal-Register reports asbestos was found in the vapor Read More

Trailer destroyed by fire in Virginia on Wednesday

By Jim McCabe on September 18 at 1:58pm


Virginia Fire Chief Donnie Reynolds says it happened at South Cass and Adams at around 3 p-m. The man living, at the home, Kenny Jenkins, was not home at the Read More