Education

House Veterans’ Affairs Hearing on GI Bill Payments

Today at 4 EST, the House Veterans’ Affairs Hearing on GI Bill Payments will happen. For two hours the schmucks in charge of this whole mess will be tap-dancing and trying to excuse away a stupid database glitch. https://cs.pn/2QKQmAy Oh, plot twist, retired Maj Gen Worley that oversaw the entire f-up was transferred away to… Continue reading House Veterans’ Affairs Hearing on GI Bill Payments

Education · Family

Our Lonely Society Makes It Hard To Come Home

Sebastian Junger is a war correspondent that understands very well the trauma of PTSD, and how returning back to our unique culture can be incredibly difficult for veterans.

 

Education

Scottsville Becomes Virginia’s First Bee City

The small town of Scottsville, Virginia, is known as the former seat of Albemarle County, but now has a new title: Virginia’s First Bee City. On June 24, 2017, the town of Scottsville held its 1st Annual Pollinator Festival.  The day was a celebration of Scottsville having attained Bee City status with the non-profit organization… Continue reading Scottsville Becomes Virginia’s First Bee City

Education · Jobs

Local Art Gallery Expands Space and Offerings

Art Gallery 527, located in Scottsville, Virginia, has recently relocated to 325 Valley Street.  The new location will offer more artists, as well as classes for aspiring artists. Started just last year by owners Mark Mitchell and Catherine Hamilton, business has flourished in this small town.  That, accompanied by requests from the residents, set them… Continue reading Local Art Gallery Expands Space and Offerings

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Jack Jouett’s Famous Ride is Re-Enacted During Monticello’s British Invasion

Monticello, the home of President Thomas Jefferson, commemorated the 236th anniversary of Jack Jouett’s famous ride during the Revolutionary War by holding a “British Invasion” event full of history, re-enactments, and fun. On June 4th, 1781, local farmer Jack Jouett overheard British soldiers as they rested their horses overnight during a long ride.  Jouett discovered… Continue reading Jack Jouett’s Famous Ride is Re-Enacted During Monticello’s British Invasion