By JIM MCCONNELL AND RICH GRISET,
Months before the Virginia Department of Health began investigating an increase in cases of Legionnaires’ disease in Chesterfield, the contractor hired to service HVAC units at county schools repeatedly alerted school officials about significant maintenance problems and recommended testing for Legionella bacteria, documents show.
By JEFF STURGEON,
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When the police officer asked Theresa Passeretti, “Do you know why I pulled you over?” she said she honestly didn’t know.
Police have been ticketing motorists for driving in highway construction zones while holding a phone, an act that’s now against the law in Virginia.
By SHERESE GORE,
Smith Mountain Eagle
The Franklin County Board of Supervisors tabled a resolution that would have requested that the Virginia General Assembly re-evaluate Interstate 81 fuel tax legislation.
By LINDA CICOIRA,
Eastern Shore Post
The diligent work of fraud investigator Frances Bailey, of the Accomack County Department of Social Services, is saving thousands of dollars for the local agency.
Bailey reported Tuesday that she kept $8,350 in cooling assistance benefits from being fraudulently distributed in the last three months by making sure that only those who were eligible received air-conditioning units for their homes.