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Read about recent events, essential information, and the latest community news. Our 2018 editorial schedule is below:

  • 1st Tuesday - Reminder to members for articles.

  • 2nd Tuesday - Review proposed content of monthly edition.

  • Last Monday - Review

  • Last Thursday - Publication

To submit news items, please email our editor Kevin Wood. To read more about his editorial goals for this year, please click here

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Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virginia lawmakers weigh new laws limiting drone flights »
RICHMOND — A drone spotted flying 50 feet above the downtown helipad that VCU Medical Center uses to transport critically...
Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Chairman for VGIN Board »
Over on our Facebook page, we shared a post from Richard Anderson, the former Chairman of VGIN Board of Directors. He ment...
Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The NGS Needs Your Help to Move to an Active Control System »
The American Association for Geodetic Surveying (AAGS) would like to make you aware that the National Geodetic Survey (NGS...
Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NSPS Commends Congressional Introduction of the IMAGES Act, H.R. 4905 »
The National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) today commended Representatives Alex Mooney (R-WV) and Vicente Gonza...
Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
President Donald J. Trump’s American Infrastructure Initiative »
BUILDING AMERICA’S INFRASTRUCTURE: Today, President Donald J. Trump released his legislative goals to rebuild our Nation’s...
Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Letter from the Editor »
I am writing during my stint at the North Carolina State Surveyors Conference, in Asheville. Our President, Kevin Shreiner...
Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virginia Department of Transportation utilizing a Lane Closure »
    Dean Raynes and Josh Hall with VDOT Culpeper utilizing a lane closure to se...
Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MOUNT EVEREST: NEPAL SET TO FINALLY MEASURE WORLD'S HIGHEST MOUNTAIN ITSELF »
Nepali surveyors are planning to measure Mount Everest for the first time without foreign interference this climbing...
Friday, February 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tidewater Community College is Dedicated to Educating the Next Generation »
TCC created the Land Surveying certificate in 2007 and it was approved by the APELSCIDLA Board on September 13, 2007 as a...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 Official Convention Video & Pictures »
Thank you for all convention attendees for making this a successful event.
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get Kids into Surveying »
Get your FREE "Get Kids into Survey" Poster Today! Elaine Ball LTD will be helping to build awareness of the...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Letter from the Editor »
Dear Surveyors of the Commonwealth of Virginia: My first day on the job as ODS editor and I can see this is a busy po...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Drone’s-Eye View of History »
I saw an interesting article, A Drone’s-Eye View of History, in the fall magazine of the Library of Virginia called Broads...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 Convention Awards »
  Ed Dodd, Immediate Past President of Virginia Association of Surveyors, established an award to recognize indi...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 Plat Award Winners »
The plat contest was held at the 2018 V.A.S. convention with a total of thirty entries submitted in the following categori...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Order Will Drive Demand for Surveying and Mapping »
Lost among many pre-holiday activities, including President Trump signing the tax bill into law, was the President’s issua...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New brand to unify Virginia's workforce development system »
RICHMOND, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) --  A new brand aims to unify the workforce development system in Virginia, making it eas...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Workforce Development in the Western Chapter »
Where do you start to tackle the daunting task of finding, recruiting and developing future surveyors? I’m not even sure I...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amazon narrows list of cities for second HQ to 20, including DC and Northern Virginia »
Amazon on Thursday unveiled its 20 finalist cities to build its $5 billion second headquarter, t he list includes  Mo...
Monday, January 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAS Conference featured on Local ABC News Harrisonburg »
Our conference was featured on WHSV-ABC in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The VAS Convention received local news exposure...
Tuesday, December 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor McAuliffe Appoints Vickie McEntire Anglin to the APELSCIDLA Board »
Virginia Association of Surveyors is pleased to announce the appointment of Vickie McEntire Anglin to the Board for Archit...
Tuesday, December 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
December Newsletter 2017 »
The End of Fall is Near Joshua Hall from the Virginia Department of Transportation submitted this photograph to our...
Tuesday, December 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
16th Annual Right of Way Mapping »
Enter your map today! Sponsored by IRWA’s International Surveying & Engineering Community of Practice, this annu...
Thursday, November 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NSPS UPCOMING SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE »
Each year, through the National Society of Professional Surveyors Foundation, over $30,000 dollars in scholarships funded...
Thursday, November 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
November President's Column »
It’s already late November so Fall Greetings and Happy Holidays! I can hardly believe that my year as VAS President is...
Monday, November 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The FOUNDATION and DAVE INGRAM Collaborate to Help ETSU »
Many of you know that a little over a year ago Dave Ingram sold his business that he had managed for over 40 years and...
Monday, November 27, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
WHAT DO I GET FOR MY MONEY »
On the day before Thanksgiving I got an email from a surveyor I respect and consider a friend. The email contained the fol...
Monday, November 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey Day and Historical Farming at Clermont Farm »
On Saturday, October 21, 2017, the Clarke County Historical Association and the Clermont Foundation hosted Survey Day and...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 - 2019 VAS Region IV Director Candidate Jessica Nash »
Jessica is the Roanoke Branch Manager for H & B Surveying and Mapping, LLC. She has been surveying for over 20 years a...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 - 2019 VAS First Vice President Candidate - Gary Faulhaber »
Gary Faulhaber is currently Director of Surveying with Bowman Consulting in Chantilly, Virginia. Mr. Faulhaber graduated f...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (3 Comments - view/add)
Old Dominion Surveyor - November 2017 »
Your Vote will Influence the Future of Virginia Association of Surveyors The election is being held online and members...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 - 2019 VAS Secretary/Treasurer Candidate - Alison W. Hanson »
Alison has enjoyed her career of over 34 years in the profession of land surveying and is a proud graduate of Old Dominion...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 - 2019 VAS Second Vice President Candidate - Kevin Wood »
Kevin is a 23-year employee at Pennoni Associates in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He is currently the Survey Division Ma...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 - 2019 VAS Region II Director Candidate - Stephen Letchford »
Stephen Letchford began his surveying career in England in 1983, working towards his Charter as a valuations surveyor...

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