Real estate developer Tanya Hardy has cleaned up a troubled neighborhood in Waynesboro by providing affordable housing to low-income residents, who pitch in to help.
The student body at Washington and Lee University has long been mostly white. But a group of African-American students is working with administrators and others to make the campus more diverse and welcoming to people of a variety of backgrounds.
The Night of Miracles was held in Buena Vista for the seventh consecutive year, with a re-enactment of the birth of Jesus that attracted hundreds of people from Virginia and surrounding states.
A W&L proposal to require juniors to live on campus is stirring up Lexington’s landlords who are worried about lost rental income and some students who are concerned about losing freedom to live where they want.
Ted Delaney is a history professor today. But 50 years ago, he started out as a janitor in Washington and Lee University’s science lab.
Emily Gorum isn’t the shy small-town girl who left Georgia anymore. She’s an adventurous fashion student in New York.
Nine years ago, Tracey Shull was in a head-on collision as she drove to work. The accident nearly destroyed her goal of becoming a nurse.
Washington and Lee History Professor Holt Merchant is retiring after more than four decades of expecting a lot from his students. His students say they got more from him.
Harlan Beckley, the former head of Washington and Lee University’s Shepherd Poverty Program, sees the potential in his students and tries to help them achieve their long-term goals.
Washington and Lee University senior Lilie Jane Hudson says she co-founded a Feel Good chapter on campus to teach others how to be leaders.
Sophomore Anna Feiss wants to be a teacher and is doing everything she can to prepare herself for leading a classroom.
Schereeya Taylor started a summer camp to give low-income kids in her church a chance to express themselves through art.
Richmond’s 5K Color Run attracted 6,000 people who enjoyed exercise, music and each other’s company.
Two preservation experts are teaming up to protect what’s beneath Washington and Lee University’s historic Colonnade.