|Online Schedule: Nov 30-Dec 4, Dec 7-11, Dec 14-18, Dec 21-25
Weekly Schedule for Jim Bresnahan’s Online, Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-Noon on WREL.
Nov. 30-Dec. 4
Monday: Rockbridge Christmas Basket Program
Tuesday: Virginia Sports with Chris Graham of the Augusta Free Press
Wednesday: The Political Hour,... more >>
|Mountain State Winter Series
Don't miss the Mountain State Winter Series sponsored by the Mountain State Rodeo Association Nov. 20-11, Dec. 4-5, Jan. 29-30, Feb. 26-27 and Mar. 25-26 at Virginia Horse Center, 487 Maury River Road in Lexington.
Each Rodeo will be counted... more >>
|Open Enrollment Through January 31, 2016
Open Enrollment continues for the Affordable Care Act through January 31, 2016.
The Rockbridge Area Health Center says it has Certified Application Counselors available to answer questions and assist with enrollment.
Appointments are free and... more >>
|DSLCC Hosting Event, Benefits RARA Food Pantry
The Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Rockbridge Regional Center in Buena Vista will host a public reading of essays and creative writing on Tuesday, December 8 to benefit the Rockbridge Area Relief Association Food Pantry.
The event will be... more >>
|Jeremy Nelson Transferring to Parry McCluer
Auburn running back Jeremy Nelson, who's in line to break the VHSL record for career rushing yardage in 2016, is transferring to Parry McCluer High School.
Jeremy Nelson's father, who works for Verizon, is moving the family to the Buena Vista area.
... more >>
|Mays Indicted on Election Fraud Charge
Nelson County Sheriff's Office investigator Billy Mays Jr. has been indicted on a felony charge of election fraud.
A citizen had questioned whether Mays falsely stated that he lived in Nelson County.
Mays recently ran an unsuccessful campaign for... more >>
|Charlottesville Police Chief Plans Retirement
Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo has decided to retire next April.
The 52-year-old Longo began leading the Charlottesville Police Department in 2001.
Charlottesville will start searching for a new police chief within the next month or... more >>
|Red Cross Concerned About Holiday Blood Donations
The American Red Cross is trying to increase blood donations during the holiday season.
Red Cross officials say blood donations tend to decline during the holidays and the winter months.
Blood donors with all types, especially O negative, B... more >>
|SCC Orders Dominion Refund
The State Corporation Commission has ordered Dominion Virginia Power to refund $19.7 million to Dominion's customers for overpaying in 2013 and 2014.
Dominion disagreed with the ruling but said Dominion will credit customer bills as ordered by the... more >>
|Anti-Drug Summit December 3
There will be a drug summit in December at Germanna Community College in Culpeper.
With heroin use on the rise, law enforcement officials plan to use the December 3 summit to discuss strategies to combat heroin trafficking and... more >>
|Brownsburg Christmas Homes Tour
The Brownsburg Community Association is sponsoring a Christmas Tour of Homes on December 12 and 13.
The homes being featured on this year's tour include three antique log cabin residences and an 18th century home with log outbuildings.
Tickets... more >>
|Health Care Sign Up Period Underway
The latest sign-up period for heath insurance runs through the end of January on Healthcare.gov.
Many Virginia residents seeking insurance coverage on the health care exchange will see their premiums go up next year, as the cost of the mid-level... more >>
|Plans Nearly Ready for SVU's New Stadium
Southern Virginia University will begin construction on a new stadium at The Fields with the help of a generous donation from Glade Knight and his family.
The Southern Virginia University Knight Stadium will provide seating at athletic competitions... more >>
|Fall Fire Season Ends November 30
Fall Fire Season runs through Monday, November 30.
96 percent of all wildfires are caused by human activity.
If you have to burn debris, forestry officials recommend that you keep the burn pile small, have a shovel and a rake on hand and check... more >>
|VDOT Lifting Lane Closures
The Virginia Department of Transportation will lift highway lane closures during the Thanksgiving holiday period.
VDOT will end the closures on most interstates and other roads from noon next Wednesday through noon Monday, November 30, to help ease... more >>
|Extra Patrols By State Police
The Virginia State Police will have extra patrols on the roads for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend from Wednesday through Sunday.
During last year's Thanksgiving holiday weekend, state troopers issued more than 9,800 citations for speeding and over... more >>
|Thanksgiving Travel Numbers
Over 1.3 million Virginians will celebrate the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday away from home, a slight decrease from last year.
Nationwide, AAA expects 46.9 million Americans to travel during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Wednesday, November 25... more >>
|VDOT's Services for Holiday Travel
The Virginia Department of Transportation is providing motorists with extra services in the Shenandoah Valley for the Thanksgiving holiday period.
Travel times will be shown on portions of Interstate 81 and I-64.
Safety Service Patrols will be... more >>
|FCS Playoff Field
The FCS tournament field was unveiled Sunday.
James Madison and Richmond received first-round byes in the FCS playoffs.
William and Mary is in the field and will host Duquesne in the first round Saturday. The winner will visit Richmond.
JMU will... more >>