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Episode 3: Paycheck to Paycheck

In “Paycheck to Paycheck,” I take you directly to the teachers at Eastern Elementary and Middle School in Giles County. They all share stories of the hardships they face when the money isn’t there, and hasn’t been for years. Some shed light on their unimaginable burdens while keeping a smile on their face. 


Episode 2: Dollars & Delegates

“Dollars & Delegates” discusses the breakdown of Virginia’s proposed K-12 budgets, and why leaders in Giles County believe legislators are out of touch on what rural school districts need.


R•HOME Readers’ Favorites 2018

A reader survey by R•HOME magazine determines which Richmond home-related business comes out on top.


Episode 1: Roots

“Roots” describes the southwestern region of Virginia through firsthand accounts of those who live there. Strong feelings about the issues that Giles County Public Schools face from chronic underfunding come to light through its school […]


Dollar for Dollar: Former Governor’s budget, if passed, would still fall short in Virginia’s Appalachian schools

Former Gov. McAuliffe’s “Caboose Bill” could bring $1 billion to schools in the Commonwealth. Southwestern Virginia districts say that it’s still not enough.


Treatment aims to curb rise in diabetes and hypertension

Hypertension and diabetes comorbidity rate is highest among African-Americans, and recent scientific developments and health centers are putting up a fight. By Alexa Nash and Charlotte Rene Woods.


Bridge the Gap: Infographic

Infographic created by Alexa B. Nash on the percentage of Virginia bridges that have a grade of “D” or below.


Bridge the Gap

The Bristol, Va. District has the most bridges and culverts with a grade of “D”or below and are considered in “poor” condition. By Alexa Nash Published: Fairfax Free Citizen


Both Richmond and Charlottesville eye the future of their Confederate monuments

Both Virginia cities look to each other to make decisions regarding the controversial statues.


Powering a Nation

Website here. Alexa coded this using HTML5, CSS and Bootstrap.