|News and Sports Updates with Jim Bresnahan
Tune in weekday mornings on Classic 96.7, 3WZ and AM-1450 for Jim Bresnahan's news and sports updates!
(Jim pictured below broadcasting RCHS Wildcats state tournament basketball at JMU in... more >>
|Online Schedule: September 22-26
Weekly Schedule for Jim Bresnahan’s Online, Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-Noon on WREL.
Monday: A look at several new cookbooks
Tuesday: Virginia Sports update with Chris Graham of the Augusta Free Press.
Wednesday: The Political... more >>
|Arts Block party in Lexington
Friday, October 3 will be the day for downtown Lexington’s second arts block party.
The city will close Washington Street to traffic between Main and Jefferson for the block party starting at 5 p.m. on Friday, October 3.
The event will include... more >>
|National Preparedness Month
September is National Preparedness Month.
AAA officials say Virginians need to be ready for hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and other disasters by putting together an emergency supply kit, practicing family disaster response plans and making sure... more >>
|Mitchell Named New Fire and EMS Director
Brandon Mitchell has been named Rockbridge County's new director of fire and EMS.
Mitchell, who will take over the position on October 1, has over 20 years of experience in the fire and EMS field.
Mitchell recently completed three years of service... more >>
|Candidates Forum October 1 in Lexington
The Mayor's Youth Council will hold a candidates forum in Lexington on Wednesday, October 1 for the upcoming City Council elections.
All four candidates running for three council seats will attend the forum.
The forum will get underway at 7 p.m.... more >>
|Virginia Tourism Numbers Rise
Virginia generated $21.5 billion in revenue thanks to tourism in 2013, a 1.4 percent increase over 2012.
In 2013, tourism in Virginia supported 213,000 jobs and provided more than $1.42 billion in state and local taxes. ... more >>
|McDonnells Seeking New Trial or Acquittal
Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, have asked a judge to throw out their convictions on public corruption charges.
Lawyers for the McDonnells filed motions on Thursday asking U.S. District Judge James Spencer to either... more >>
|Budget Changes Approved Thursday
State lawmakers made changes to Virginia’s two-year budget to combat a $2.4 billion revenue shortfall.
The House also voted against a proposal by Republican Delegate Thomas Rust to create the Virginia Health Care Independence Act, to use federal... more >>
|Chamber Director Retiring
The director of the area chamber of commerce serving the Rockbridge area is retiring.
Sammy Moore, the director for the past 20 years, will step down at the end of the year.
Chamber officials plan to search for a new director, getting input along... more >>
|Flu Vaccine Recommended
Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that citizens get a flu shot by October if possible.
Health officials say it’s difficult to predict how severe flu season will be this year.
The CDC recommends that anyone 6... more >>
|New Campbell County Administrator in October
Frank Rogers will officially take over as the new Campbell County administrator next month.
The 41-year-old Rogers will start as Campbell County’s new administrator on October 1.
Rogers had been serving as Bedford County’s assistant... more >>
|Hannah Graham Update Sept. 21
Nearly 1,000 volunteers took part Saturday in a community search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.
The Virginia State Police have also obtained a reckless driving warrant for Jesse Matthew, described as a person of interest... more >>