|News-Sports-Storm Center Updates with Jim Bresnahan
Tune in weekday mornings on Classic 96.7, 3WZ and AM-1450 for Jim Bresnahan's news, sports and storm center... more >>
|Weekly Schedule for Online on AM-1450, WREL
Schedule for Jim Bresnahan’s Online, WREL’s 11 a.m. weekday local talk show and public affairs program:
Mondays: Updates on gardening with master gardener Faith Vosburg, Michelle Jones with Rockbridge Hospice, latest on the region’s blood... more >>
|Online on WREL-AM, Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-Noon
Be listening for Online, AM-1450's weekday local talk show and public affairs program, 11:05 a.m. until noon, Monday through Friday, hosted by Jim Bresnahan.
You can hear different guests each day as well as regular weekly and monthly guests.
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|Liberty's Commencement Speaker
Liberty University’s commencement speaker in May will be Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal.
Liberty’s commencement ceremony will be held May 10 at 10 a.m. at Williams Stadium.
The Baccalaureate service will be held May 9 at 6 p.m. in the Vines... more >>
|Budget Talk in Buena Vista
Buena Vista City Council discussed the fiscal 2015 budget on Thursday.
Council is looking at the possibility of increasing the city’s real estate tax rate by seven cents.
A 7-cent hike would raise the real estate tax rate up to $1.14 per $100 of... more >>
|Involuntary Manslaughter Charges Certified
Involuntary manslaughter charges have been certified to the grand jury against 57-year-old Patricia Ruley, 33-year-old William Slagle, and 24-year old Heather Ruley, in connection with the death of 7-month-old Jake Slagle.
A judge also certified... more >>
|Ground Broken on New Heritage High School
Lynchburg government and school leaders broke ground Tuesday on a new Heritage High School.
The new school will replace the current high school, which was constructed in the mid-1970s.
The $63 million dollar project should be completed by the fall... more >>
|Hurricane Sales Tax Holiday
Virginia’s Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday is coming up in May.
The Sales Tax Holiday will be held May 25-31.
State officials say Virginians can stock up on several items, including batteries and flashlights, bottled water, plastic... more >>
|Romney Donates $10,000 to McDonnell
Former Governor Bob McDonnell's legal defense fund raised nearly $150,000 during the first quarter of this year.
That’s according to tax records, which show that the 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney donated $10,000.
Bob... more >>
|Yorktown Man Fined $250
A profane message left on Attorney General Mark Herring’s public comment line has cost a Yorktown man $250.
James Berry was fined that amount on Monday after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor curse and abuse.
Authorities say Berry left the obscene... more >>
|Call Before Digging
Columbia Gas officials say with the warmer weather, Virginians need to remember to call 811 if they plan to dig on their property, to have underground utilities located.
Columbia Gas of Virginia reminds everyone to call 811 at least three working... more >>
|Bust of Slaughter Unveiled May 26
A bronze memorial will be unveiled in May at the D-Day Memorial in Bedford in honor of World War II veteran Bob Slaughter.
Slaughter was an infantry squad leader who fought at Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944.
A bronze bust honored Slaughter will be... more >>
|Body of VMI Cadet Found Tuesday
Rockbridge County Sheriff’s deputies discovered the body of a VMI cadet Tuesday near Goshen Pass.
Authorities had been searching for 22-year-old Eric Alter of Centreville.
A memorial for Alter was held Tuesday night at VMI. Alter had been set to... more >>
|Jobless Rate at 5.3 Percent
Virginia's jobless rate was 5.3 percent in February..
Martinsville had the highest jobless rate in Virginia at 11.4 percent.
Arlington County had the lowest jobless rate at 3.4 percent.
The national jobless rate was 7 percent in... more >>
|Fatal Shooting in Amherst County
Authorities in Amherst County are investigating a fatal shooting.
A man was found dead in front of a Madison Heights home early Wednesday, after Amherst County Sheriff’s deputies received reports of a domestic shooting.
Deputies responding to the... more >>
|7-Year-Old Accidentally Shot By His Brother in Franklin County
Authorities in Franklin County say a 7-year-old boy was accidentally shot and killed by his 12-year-old brother on Monday.
The boys were playing at a neighbor's home on Double Oaks Lane when the 12-year-old found a handgun, which accidentally... more >>
|Red Flag Warning Wednesday
A Red Flag Warning is in effect Wednesday for wind and low relative humidity for areas along the Blue Ridge.
Officials with the National Weather Service say the combination of low relative humidity, gusty winds and dry vegetation will create... more >>