|300 New Jobs for Lynchburg
Pacific Life Insurance will open a business center in Lynchburg.
Pacific Life plans to create 300 new jobs and will invest nearly $4 million to open the new business center in... more >>
|Gas Price Update, June 26
Gas prices have leveled off in the region, with the latest national average at $2.31, $2.13 on average in Virginia.
AAA officials say gas prices generally peak during the summer months. They say supply appears to be meeting the growing demand and as... more >>
|Natural Bridge Could be State Park by September
The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation is still making plans to manage Natural Bridge as a state park, possibly by late September.
James Jones, assistant manager of James River State Park, has been selected to be manager of what will... more >>
|New Gun Law on July 1
A new gun law goes into effect Friday, July 1 that will force domestic abusers to surrender their firearms within 24 hours of being served a civil protective order.
The new law is part of a gun control legislative compromise between Republican... more >>
|Donald Trump's New Evangelical Executive Board
Donald Trump’s campaign has announced the creation of an evangelical executive board.
The board includes several members, such as Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. and a former youth pastor from Liberty University, Johnnie... more >>
|New Ferrum College President
Ferrum College’s new president, Joseph Spooner, will start his new job on August 1.
Spooner, who is currently the dean of Jonathan Edwards College at Yale University, becomes the 11th president in Ferrum’s history
Spooner takes over for... more >>
|Fatal Accident Thursday in Botetourt County
A Roanoke man, 76-year-old Russell Dulaney, died in a two-vehicle wreck Thursday on U.S. 11 in Botetourt County after his pickup crossed the center line and struck another vehicle.
The Virginia State Police say it appears Dulaney had a medical... more >>
|14th Annual Summer Day Camp at New Market Battlefield
Registration is taking place for the annual summer day camp at the Virginia Museum of the Civil War, at the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park.
The camp is aimed at kids ages 7 through 12.
The camp will start on July 11 and runs through... more >>
|June at the Rockbridge Regional Library
There’s plenty of activity this month at the Rockbridge Regional Library, with summer reading programs starting at 4 p.m. each Wednesday afternoon throughout the month.
The Library Olympic Games will take place on June... more >>
|Flodd Watch Monday
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the Rockbridge area on Monday.
Slow moving showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain could result in flash flooding.
Watch out for the rapid rise of creeks and... more >>
|Pavement Testing Scheduled for Monday, June 27
Pavement testing on Interstate 81 has been rescheduled for Monday, June 27, 8 p.m. until 7 a.m.
The work will require mobile left-lane closures on northbound Interstate 81, between mile marker 185 and 195.
The work will also require a short detour... more >>
|$2,000 Rewad Offered After Dog Found in Amherst County Dumpster
The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office is offering a reward for information about a dog that was found Monday in a dumpster at the Coolwell Road Trash Collection Site in Amherst County.
The $2,000 reward will be offered for information that leads to... more >>