|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 >>
|Online Schedule: September 1-5
Weekly Schedule for Jim Bresnahan’s Online, Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-Noon on WREL.
Monday: Labor Day (No Show)
Tuesday: Virginia Sports update with Chris Graham of the Augusta Free Press.
Wednesday: The Political Hour,... more >>
|September Activity at the Maury River Senior Center
There’s more activity at the Maury River Senior Center in Buena Vista in September.
Ray Blouin says they have several important health programs in September, including Tuesday, September 9 at noon, Be Safe At home with Dana Mason.
On Tuesday,... more >>
|Project Horizon Seeking Volunteers
Project Horizon needs volunteers who are willing to donate at least 6 hours per month to assist in their efforts of raising awareness and reducing domestic, dating and sexual violence.
Volunteer opportunities include answering the 24-hour crisis... more >>
|Benefit Concert for The Community Table
There will be a benefit concert held on Sunday, September 7 by the group, Wonder, to benefit The Community Table.
The concert will get underway Sunday, September 7 at 3 p.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Lexington.
Freewill offerings... more >>
|Hospice Hustle September 6
The 18th annual Hospice Hustle and 5K Glow Run and Walk will be held Saturday, September 6 at the Lexington Golf and Country Club.
Hospice officials say the race site opens at 6:00 p.m. for VIPs and at 6:30 p.m. for all other participants.
The... more >>
|Driving Concerns for Tuesday, September 2
AAA is advising motorists to drive with caution Tuesday with schools operating and the end of the Labor Day weekend.
“Terrible Traffic Tuesday” falls on Tuesday, September 2 and is deemed by AAA Mid-Atlantic as a day of hassle for many Virginia... more >>
|Crackdown on Drunk Driving
The Rockbridge County Sheriff’s Department is taking part in a national campaign aimed at cracking down on drunk driving.
The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign runs through September 1.
Rockbridge County Sheriff Chris Blalock says if drunk... more >>
|Labor Day Travel Projections
AAA is projecting that nearly one million Virginians will be traveling during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume of travel for the holiday since 2008 and a slight increase compared to last year.
AAA officials say nearly 87% of the... more >>
|Restoration Project on the Maury
Work has started on a restoration project on the Maury River near Glasgow.
It’s the largest stream restoration project ever carried out by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, as more than 2,100 feet of the river will be... more >>
|Missing Pilot Confirmed Dead, Investigation Continues
The Air National Guard has confirmed the pilot of an F-15 that crashed Wednesday in the mountains of Augusta County died in the crash.
Lt. Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr. died in the crash.
Fontenot served with the 104th Fighter Wing as the... more >>
Immunizations are for all ages, from babies to older adults, and help protect us from serious diseases such as pertussis, polio, measles, diphtheria, rubella, influenza, meningitis and pneumonia. Many of these diseases are rare because of vaccines;... more >>
|Gas Price Update, Aug. 25
Gas prices continue to slide as 29.7 million Americans prepare to make their last road trip of the summer during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend.
The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline dropped to $3.44 per gallon Sunday, 13... more >>
|Memphis Belle in Roanoke on Labor Day
The Movie "Memphis Belle", a restored WWII B-17 bomber, will take to the skies over Roanoke on Labor Day, Monday September 1.
The Liberty Foundations 2014 Salute to Veterans tour will be in Roanoke September 1.
On display will be the famous Boeing... more >>
|Warner, Gillespie Agree to Debates, Appearances
U. S. Senator Mark Warner has agreed to eight appearances with Republican challenger Ed Gillespie in advance of the November election, including televised debates October 7 in Fairfax County and October 13 in Richmond.
Warner, the Democratic... more >>
|Columbia Gas Reccommends Calling 811
Columbia Gas of Virginia continues to advise homeowners and contractors to stay safe by calling 811 at least three working days before they dig.
Columbia Gas officials also recommend that you pay attention to technicians marking the location of... more >>
|Funding Available for Tutoring
Communities across Virginia are getting funding to help offer tutoring and other educational services to students and their families.
The Virginia Department of Education is awarding 47 new grants ranging from $50,000 to $200,000 through the... more >>
|Labor Day in Buena Vista
There’s plenty of activity Labor Day in Buena Vista with the city’s Annual Labor Day Festival at Glen Maury Park.
The Labor Day parade gets underway Monday at 9:30 a.m.
The Labor Day Festival also includes live music, a 5K road race at 8 a.m.,... more >>