Sunni tribes, abandoned by Iraq, key to Islamic State fight But money and weapons alone won't be enough to repair the mistrust ... Virginia's attorney general announced a mediated settlement Saturday to keep open Sweet Briar College, using $12 million raised by determined alumnae to keep college afloat in the ... 06/16/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Man with butcher knife robs Lynchburg Subway Lynchburg police said the man came in to the Subway at 3501 Campbell Ave around 9 p.m. and demanded money from an employee ... Virginia's Supreme Court temporarily blocks closure of Sweet Briar College Virginia's Supreme Court temporarily blocks closure ... 05/19/2015 - 8:41 pm | View Link
Bonds spelled trouble for Sweet Briar College The announced closure of Sweet Briar College may have been accelerated by one concern: the potential default of two outstanding bond issues, and with it, a possible required lump-sum payment of $25 million. That sum exceeds the amount of money the school ... 05/3/2015 - 5:55 pm | View Link
Leaders in Franklin County question luncheon bill (WVIR) -The Board of Sweet Briar College is responding to a private intelligence firm's allegations that several members are guilty of financial fraud.The man bringing forth these claims is a whistleblower from an international bank's money laundering ... 03/17/2015 - 4:46 pm | View Link
The Unfortunate Fate of Sweet Briar’s Professors It was at this meeting that the employees learned—for the first time—that financial pressures are forcing the school to shut its ... especially in higher education. Indeed, many of Sweet Briar’s professors are undergoing the same kinds of ... 03/10/2015 - 6:51 am | View Link
Tenacious board: Sweet Briar takes fight to VA Supreme ... The fight to save Sweet Briar College in Amherst heads to the Virginia Supreme Court on Thursday, June 4. Photo by Norm Shafer 07/5/2015 - 12:16 pm | View Website
Rays of Hope For Sweet Briar College? | Bearing Drift Fowler contended that a temporary injunction wouldn’t really stop the college from closing because Sweet Briar would soon run out of money. “The choice ... 07/5/2015 - 11:48 am | View Website
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Student Handbook | Sweet Briar College Over the past two years, I have come to find that each student’s path in choosing to become a Sweet Briar Woman is a cherished story. Personally, I fell in love ... 07/5/2015 - 6:47 am | View Website
Sweet Briar will close I used to think it was a decent enough school, and now: Sweet Briar College announced today that it is shutting down at the end of this academic year. 07/5/2015 - 4:17 am | View Website
Billy Joel married girlfriend Alexis Roderick in a surprise ceremony at the couple’s annual Fourth of July party.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo presided over Saturday’s nuptials at Joel’s Long Island estate, the singer’s spokeswoman said. The small group of family and friends at the party didn’t know the couple planned to exchange vows.
In light of the legalization of recreational marijuana use, metro-area municipalities remind employees marijuana is still not allowed at work. Some, like TriMet employees, are prohibited from consuming the drug at any time.
Upon arriving on the scene, emergency personnel discovered a 1998 Jeep pickup had been traveling on Forest Lane when the driver left the roadway and lost control. The pickup struck the end of a guardrail, which forced it through the front windshield.