On Wednesday, March 18th the Omni Homestead Resort announced that it would be activating furloughs and reducing the hours of staff to remain in compliance with the best medical advice about ways to combat the corona virus. According to United Nations world travel organization tourism has been one of the most affected sectors of the…

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On Tuesday, February 25th details on the plans to restore and reopen the Jefferson Pools were released by representatives of the Omni Homestead Resort, 3 North and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources. The teams focused on maintaining the existing character of the Jefferson Pools while, “referencing the structures to the way they were when…

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It’s easy to find the doctor in the emergency room, but how many times can you find an author? I sat down with Dr Keith Hummel from Bath Community Hospital to talk about his upcoming project and what inspired them to write. Dr. Hummel was a navy flight surgeon and a rally co-driver, but that’s…

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On Monday, January 27th, the Bath County Public School System announced it would be closed on Tuesday January 28th and Wednesday, January 29th. These closures are due to a spike in flu related illnesses among staff and students. During the shutdown the schools will undergo a deep cleansing. I reached out to Bath County Public School…

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Saturday January 18th, was a cold and rainy day, but the weather didn’t dampen the moods of Omni Homestead guests and visitors gathered in the theater to celebrate 60 years of skiing at Virginia’s oldest ski resort, and the second-oldest continuously operating alpine ski resort in the Southern United States. The featured speaker for the…

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Governor Ralph Northam announced that the Bath County Office of Tourism received $25,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) Marketing Leverage Grant Fund program. In total, VTC awarded more than $965,000 for 44 tourism marketing projects across the state to help increase visitation and revenue for Virginia’s localities through tourism. Bath County received the grant…

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