Virginia freshman lawmaker works to lower the price of milk in rural areas (ABC8NEWS)

SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (WRIC) - At the Keystone Grocery store in rural Spotsylvania County, milk costs more than it does in Richmond. "They're probably going to see milk at 4 or 5 dollars a gallon where at other stores you might see it at 2.99 or 3.29 or something like that," says Keystone's owner Kirk Byers. Continue reading

How a Virginia drive-in theater finally got a highway sign without costing the state $100 million (Richmond-Times Dispatch)

BY GRAHAM MOOMAW Richmond Times-Dispatch John Heidel, owner of Goochland Drive-in, said some drivers can’t find his theater, but was told his business couldn’t be on I-64 signs. DANIEL SANGJIB MIN/times-dispatch After John Heidel sold his dry-cleaning business, he wanted his next venture to be a little more fun, a place people would come to because they really wanted to be there. His bet that customers would be willing to travel a little farther to watch movies at a new drive-in-theater in Goochland County has paid off enough that he’s currently building a second screen. But he says the Goochland Drive-In theater he opened in 2009 has had a problem: Some drivers can’t find it. Continue reading

Goochland Drive-In Theater gets OK to appear on highway attraction sign (ABC8News)

GOOCHLAND COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- After a long battle with the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Goochland Drive-In Theater's logo will finally appear on the highway. The theater, which is just off the Hadensville exit on Interstate 64, is now eligible to participate in the Interstate Sign Program. Continue reading

Goochland Drive-In Theater to be listed on highway attraction sign (NBC12)

GOOCHLAND, VA (WWBT) - If you frequently drive along the highway, you may soon see a new attraction listed on the blue highway signs. Officials with the Goochland Drive-In Theater met with the Virginia General Assembly on Wednesday to get their business listed on the signs. The theater says they have been pursuing this quest for eight years. Continue reading

New delegate sees hope for change in Assembly (Henrico Citizen)

Special to the Citizen | on March 30, 2018 By Kay Trulaske and Caroline Queally, Capital News ServiceFor freshman Del. John McGuire, R-Henrico, the biggest surprise during his first session of the Virginia General Assembly was getting things done. Continue reading

Bill would eliminate state Veteran ID cards in Virginia (Pilot Online)

RICHMOND Vets may soon be able to keep a thinner wallet. A state delegate has proposed ditching a state-issued Veteran ID Card in lieu of a veteran designation on a driver’s license. Veterans could get the designation for no extra cost. Virginia is one of the few states remaining with a separate ID for veterans and each costs $10. Many states offer designations on licenses and Del. John McGuire, R-Henrico, a Navy SEAL veteran himself, thought it was about time Virginia did the same. “This affects (nearly) a million veterans in Virginia,” McGuire said. “This makes it cheaper, simpler and easier for veterans.” McGuire said it was a frequent request heard while knocking on doors as a candidate. Continue reading

Va. veteran ID bill passes unanimously (ABC8NEWS)

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- Virginia veterans' wallets could soon get a little lighter. Right now, veterans can have two ID cards - a $10 Veteran Identification Card, which provides proof of veteran status for discounts from retailers and restaurants, and the standard driver's license. Del. John McGuire (R-Henrico) has been working to merge the two, at no cost to those who served. Continue reading