|Online Schedule: Dec. 1-5 and Dec. 8-12
Weekly Schedule for Jim Bresnahan’s Online, Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-Noon on WREL.
Monday: Budgeting for your Winter Heating Bill with Columbia Gas
Tuesday: Virginia Sports update with Chris Graham of the Augusta Free Press.
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|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 >>
|New Alert System for Lynchburg
Lynchburg is getting ready to launch a new emergency alert system called Lynchburg Alerts.
The alert system will start in January.
The city’s department of communications and marketing received a federal grant to implement the system.
The system... more >>
|UVA Board of Visitors Adopts Zero-Tolerance Policy
The Board of Visitors at the University of Virginia has approved a zero-tolerance policy on sexual assaults.
The board took the action in the wake of a Rolling Stone magazine story concerning the alleged gang rape of a female UVA student by seven... more >>
|Watkins Retiring in 2015
Republican State Senator John Watkins from Powhatan County will retire from the Virginia Senate when his term ends in 2015.
Watkins’ departure could create an opening in the 2015 legislative elections for Democrats, who in the last three statewide... more >>
|Rockbridge Area Christmas Basket Program
The annual organizational meeting for volunteers for the Rockbridge Christmas Basket program will be held Monday, December 1 at 7:00 p.m. at the Brady Chapel of the Lexington Presbyterian Church.
The program, in its 66th year, provides food and toys... more >>
|Columbia Gas Lowering Bills
Columbia Gas of Virginia has lowered customers’ bills.
Columbia Gas officials say a typical residential customer’s total monthly bill should decrease by about 5%, or $6.72 per month compared to current... more >>
|Open Enrollment Update
The second health insurance Open Enrollment began on November 15.
To help people enroll in a health insurance plan, the Rockbridge Area Health Center is scheduling appointments.
Health center officials say staff and volunteers are available to... more >>
|W & L Christmas Candlelight Service
Washington and Lee’s annual Christmas Candlelight Service featuring the University Singers will be held Thursday, December 11, at 8 p.m. in Lee Chapel.
Seating will begin at 7:00 p.m.
The public is invited to the event at no charge.
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|Governor Concerned About Virginia's Economy
Governor Terry McAuliffe says Virginia’s economy in a perilous situation, due to uncertainty in Washington on the federal budget, the debt ceiling and sequestration cuts. The governor says the next ten months will be critical for Virginia.
The... more >>
|Ethics Commission Recommends Changes
Governor McAuliffe's ethics commission has come up with several recommendations to tighten laws covering gifts and accountability for lawmakers and public officials.
The commission has recommended imposing a flat $250 limit on any type of gift... more >>
|Toys for Tots Campaign
The 2014 Rockbridge County Toys for Tots campaign is underway.
The campaign is being sponsored by the Rockbridge Patriots Detachment of the Marine Corps League.
Volunteers plan to collect new, unwrapped toys and donations next Saturday, November... more >>