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Online Schedule: August 3-7, August 10-14, August 17-21, August 24-28
Weekly Schedule for Jim Bresnahan’s Online, Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-Noon on WREL. August 3-7 Monday: Bob Innes with Columbia Gas Tuesday: Virginia Sports with Chris Graham of the Augusta Free Press Wednesday: The Political Hour, featuring... more >>
Cline Announces Re-Election Campaign
Delegate Ben Cline has officially announced that he will be seeking re-election this November to represent the 24th District in the Virginia House of Delegates. Cline says he'll focus his campaign on job growth and improving education.Cline says he... more >>
Blood Donations Needed
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets during the summer months. Blood donors with all types, especially O negative, A negative and B negative, and platelet donors are urged to schedule an... more >>
Community Festival August 29
The Rockbridge Community Festival will be held 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on August 29 in downtown Lexington. The annual festival is sponsored by the Jaycees, Kiwanis and Rotary. Proceeds benefit local charities. The arts and crafts festival also... more >>
$14,000 for HumanKind
HumanKind in Lynchburg has received $14,000 in funding from the Greater Lynchburg Community Trust. The money will benefit Ways to Work, Lynchburg, one of HumanKind's Economic Empowerment programs that provide fair interest loans to working families... more >>
Rustburg Man Gets 30-Year Sentence
29-year-old Jerry Harper of Rustburg man was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in prison for stabbing his wife at her home last July. Harper was sentenced after pleading guilty to several charges, including aggravated malicious wounding. Harper’s... more >>
Changes for Virginia GOP
The Republican National Committee is ramping up efforts to take back Virginia for the GOP in 2016 by hiring additional staff. Jim O’Connell has been hired as the new state director in Virginia and Ryan Terrill as data director. O’Connell, who... more >>
Kroger Cilantro Recall
Kroger has announced a recall of single-bunch cilantro. The cilantro is being recalled due to possible contamination involving a microscopic parasite that can cause an intestinal illness. Recall notices were posted on Kroger’s website regarding... more >>
Field Day at McCormick Farm
The McCormick Farm will be holding a field day Wednesday, August 5. The event kicks off with registration at noon. During the field day, researchers will be on-hand to discuss their on-going projects being conducted at McCormick Farm. ... more >>
Suit From Rolling Stone Rape Story
Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article's author on Wednesday. The lawsuit... more >>
Gilmore Enters Presidential Race
Former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore officially filed paperwork Wednesday to run for president. The 65-year-old Gilmore was Virginia’s governor from 1998 to 2002. Gilmore has said none of the Republican candidates have properly addressed national... more >>
Guilty Plea in Rockbridge County
Terry Whorley has decided to plead guilty in Rockbridge County in connection with a car accident that took the life of his girlfriend, Cristy Reynolds last August. Whorley pleaded guilty to DUI involuntary manslaughter, driving with a revoked... more >>
Sentence in Stabbing Death in Campbell County
47-year-old Debra Faye Crews-Newman was sentenced Wednesday in Campbell County after she was convicted of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of 46-year-old Valerie Jones Harris. Crews-Newman received an 18-year sentence. She was also ordered... more >>
Wounded Warrior Golf Tournament
The George C. Marshall Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will hold its annual Wounded Warrior Golf Tournament on Monday, August 3. The event will get underway with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. at the Lexington Golf and Country... more >>


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