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5 hrs ago | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Lexington Area Judge Rejects Plea Deal Involving Deadly Crash

A judge in the Lexington area has rejected a plea agreement for a onetime student at Washington and Lee University who's accused of the death of a fellow student and injuries to several others.


Related Topix: Lexington, VA, Lee University, Rockbridge County, VA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Judge rejects plea deal for ex-W&L student

A Rockbridge County judge has rejected a plea agreement for a former Washington and Lee University student accused of killing another student and injuring others during a December crash.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Lee University

Tue Aug 19, 2014

HR Magazine

16% of Large Employers to Offer 'Skinny' Plans in 2015

Nearly one company in six in a new survey from a major employer group plans to offer health coverage that doesn't meet the Affordable Care Act's requirements for value and affordability.


Related Topix: Lee University

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Post and Courier

What Confederate flag should stay in Washington and Lee chapel

My family history offers a lesson in why Confederate flags should be honored and respected and returned to Lee Chapel at Washington and Lee University.


Related Topix: Lee University, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Greenville News

Wedding: Harriet Ruth Kilgore & John Hampton Scully

The Reverend Brian Dale Stewart and the Reverend Patricia Crouch Gwinn officiated the ceremony.


Related Topix: Wedding, Greenville, SC, Lee University, Charleston, SC

Wed Aug 13, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Many Big Employers Plan To Offer Skimpy Health Plans Despite Law

Quite a few big businesses plan to offer workers health insurance options that have so few benefits that they don't comply with the Affordable Care Act.


Mon Aug 11, 2014


Position Annoucement: Washington & Lee Business School

The Department of Business Administration in the Williams School of Commerce, Economics & Politics at Washington and Lee University invites applications to fill a full-time tenure-track or clinical appointment in Business Law beginning in August 2015.


Related Topix: Lee University

Sun Aug 10, 2014


Brothers continue family hosiery business

Mark and David McCubbin not only had big shoes to fill when they took over the family business, but also had large socks.


Related Topix: Lee University

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Business Journal

Former U.S. Marine sees big bucks in North Carolina house-flipping game

John Warren says strategic decision-making is a skill he developed as a U.S. Marine Corps officer in Iraq.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Lee University, New York University

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Washington and Lee University Loses Security Officer

Lexington, VA- He's been referred to as a "campus celebrity" even though he spent his entire career behind the scenes, serving others.


Related Topix: Lee University, Lexington, VA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Top 25 Best Southern Colleges 2014

Davidson University in Davidson, NC, climbed from the No. 4 spot to steal the crown from Duke University as the top school in the South this year.


Related Topix: Davidson, NC, Duke University, Rice University, Lee University, University of Virginia

CBS 3 Springfield

These are the items the 15-year-old says he wore to Lee Chapel and was asked to remove.

The Stonewall Brigade, Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #1296 is calling upon Washington & Lee University President, Kenneth P. Ruscio, to apologize for what it calls the school's mistreatment of a 15-year-old boy over the weekend.


Related Topix: Lee University, Lexington, VA, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

Community college earns top grades among faculty, staff

Those who work at Lord Fairfax Community College were not surprised when the Middletown school was named to the Chronicle of Higher Education's 2014 Great Colleges to Work For list.


Related Topix: James Madison University, George Mason University, Lee University, Lexington, VA

The Jersey Journal

When a job interview goes badly- the road to recovery

"Sooner or later, when you are looking for a job, you will find yourself in an interview that, for whatever reason, does not seem to be going well.


Related Topix: Lee University

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Washington & Lee Takes Down Confederate Flags, Locks out Defenders

On April 17, Breitbart News reported a group a black students calling themselves "The Committee" placed several demands on Washington and Lee University, including calls for the university to remove all Confederate flags from campus, "acknowledge" Robert E. Lee's "dishonorable side," and end neo-Confederate marches across campus to the Lee Chapel.


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The Washington Post

In Richmond, students seek to revive a Rebela mascot

Students and alumni from a Richmond-area high school are seeking to revive the school's historic mascot, a Confederate soldier known as the "Rebel Man," spurring debate about the appropriateness of public school connections to the Civil War and its icons.


Related Topix: Henrico County, VA, University of Mississippi, Lee University, Lexington, VA, US Politics, US News

Jamaica Observer

Cavelle Johnston: lead attorney

She's the lead attorney in the Civil Litigation Department at Townsend, Whyte and Porter; chair of the membership committee for the Kiwanis Club of New Kingston; head of the hospitality ministry at her church; and she draws well.


Related Topix: New Kingston, NY, Journalism, Lee University, World News, Jamaica, Central America

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Many Gather In Lexington For Flag Rally

Lexington, VA- Some people are not too happy about the removal of Confederate flags on Washington and Lee University's campus.


Related Topix: Lexington, VA, Lee University