|Online Schedule: August 31-September 4, September 7-11, September 14-18
Weekly Schedule for Jim Bresnahan’s Online, Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-Noon on WREL.
August 31-September 4
Monday: Update on the 2015-16 School Year
Tuesday: Virginia Sports with Chris Graham of the Augusta Free Press
Wednesday: The Political... more >>
|RCHS Wildcats on Classic 96.7, 3WZ; PMHS Fighting Blues on WREL
You can hear area high school football all season long on Classic 96.7, 3WZ and AM-1450, WREL.
Rockbridge County Wildcats fans can hear Rockbridge County football all season long on Classic 96.7, 3WZ, with Jeff Matteson and Robert Foresman... more >>
|Three Forums in 24th House District
Several forums have been scheduled between Republican incumbent Ben Cline and his Democratic challenger Ellen Arthur in the battle for the House of Delegates seat from the 24th District.
The first forum will be held September 22 at 6:30 p.m. at... more >>
|Red Cross Continues To Seek Donations
The American Red Cross continues to seek blood donors of all types to donate blood, especially those with types AB, O negative, A negative and B negative.
Red Cross spokesperson Kristen Hatfield says platelet donors are also encouraged to give. For... more >>
|Reassessment in Rockbridge County
Work on General Reassessment is starting in Rockbridge County.
Wingate Appraisal Service of Salem will be handling the reassessment.
The new assessments take effect in January 2017.
Wingate is now compiling real estate sales data to bring all... more >>
|September at the Maury River Senior Center
There's more activity coming up in September at the Maury River Senior Center in Buena Vista.
There will be a program on home weatherization Tuesday, September 1 at noon.
The center will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 7.
Patriots Day... more >>
|Hospice Hustle September 19
Rockbridge Area Hospice will hold its Hospice Hustle, with a Glow Run and 5K Walk on September 19 at the Lexington Golf and Country Club.
Those taking part will run or walk through the golf course cart paths lit by glow sticks.
The Hospice Hustle... more >>
|McDonnell Avoids Prison For Now
Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell will not have to go to prison while the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether to consider McDonnell's appeal of his public corruption convictions.
McDonnell had appealed to the high court to stay out of prison... more >>
|Labor Day in Buena Vista
Buena Vista's 45th annual LaborFest celebration will be held Monday, september 7 and entries are being sought for the Labor Day parade.
The parade gets underway that morning at 9:30 a.m. along Magnolia Avenue in downtown Buena Vista.
Other Labor... more >>
|Labor Day in Rockbridge Baths
Rockbridge Baths will have a Labor Day celebration on Monday, September 7 at the Rockbridge Baths Firehouse.
The event will include yard and crat sales starting at 8 a.m.
There will be a kids tractor pull at 1 p.m., live music throughout much of... more >>
|Sara Lee Recall
The maker of Sara Lee and several other brands of bread is recalling certain products sold in 11 states, after consumers found small pieces of glass on the outside of the bread.
Bimbo Bakeries USA issued a voluntary recall amid concerns that... more >>
|Heritage Day September 5 in Fairfield
Heritage Day will be held Saturday, September 5 in Fairfield to help mark the 217th birthday of Fairfield.
Heritage Day will start with a breakfast at the Fairfield Presbyterian Church at 7:30 a.m.
There will be several walking history tours from... more >>
|Ward and Parker Honored Monday
WDBJ's Adam Ward and Alison Parker were honored Monday with events in Salem and Martinsvile.
Ward and Parker were murdered last Wednesday by a former co-worker, Vester Flanagan, who later died of a self-inflicted wound.
Family and friends of Alison... more >>
|Vinton Man Facing Numerous Charges
30-year-old Willard Hale of Vinton has been charged by the Bedford County Sheriff's Office with abducting and stabbing a woman.
Investigators with the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office say Hale has been charged with abduction, aggravated malicious... more >>
|Barn Fire Tuesday in Rockbridge County
An early morning fire Tuesday destroyed a barn on Turkey Hill Road in Rockbridge County.
The barn, which contained rounded bales of hay, is a total loss.
A farmer who went into the barn to try to save a tractor suffered minor burns.
Firefighters... more >>
|Gas Price Update, August 30
Gas prices have dropped recently despite ongoing refinery problems, and prices should continue to fall over the next few months, due to declining demand and the switch over to winter-blend gasoline. AAA officials say the latest national average price... more >>
|Parry McCluer 12 RCHS 7
Parry McCluer defeated Rockbridge County 12-7 Friday night in Buena Vista in the 2015 high school football opener.
It was Parry McCluer's third straight win over the Wildcats, the first time that's happened for the Blues in the history of the... more >>
|Another Fatality at Crabtree Falls
A Chesapeake man died Saturday at Crabtree Falls in Nelson County.
Authorities say 31-year-old Daniel Kistner fell after he slipped on wet rocks while taking photographs.
It's the second fatality this year at Crabtree Falls.
A 20-year-old... more >>