Paper or plastic?
The Tax Man prefers plastic, thanks very much. The Virginia Department of Taxation announced this week that it will no longer mail paper checks to state residents owed a refund. Those who don’t wish to have the cash deposited directly into their bank accounts, an option already available, will receive a prepaid debit card….
Score two for the scientists
The Hokies sporting burnt orange and maroon jerseys are having a tough year, but Virginia Tech still boasts a stellar team of scientists….
Muskrat Susie and Muskrat Sam have pretty much had the run of Virginia during off-season for hunters. State law currently allows a landowner to put the kibosh on most fur-bearing animals that wander across his property. (Skunk-plagued Raleigh Court residents take note, local ordinances discouraging gun fire still apply.) …