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You can catch Jim Bresnahan’s local, regional and state news updates weekdays on Classic 96.7, 3WZ and AM-1450. Jim’s news reports focus on Lexington, Buena Vista and Rockbridge County on AM-1450. On the news updates on Classic 96.7, 3WZ, Jim focuses on the Rockbridge County area, along with other localities throughout the region, including Lynchburg and Campbell County as well as Bedford, Amherst, Botetourt County, Appomattox and Farmville. Local news reports can be heard weekday mornings at 6:50, 7:50, 8:50 and 11:50 on Classic 96.7, 3WZ and mornings and afternoons on AM-1450, WREL. Follow Jim Bresnahan on Facebook


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Joint Meeting for Lexington Council and School Board
There’s a joint meeting scheduled for Wednesday between Lexington City Council and the Lexington School Board. The meeting will be held Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Lexington School Board Office. The School Board and Council will be discussing... more >>
Trials Set for February
Six defendants charged in connection with the death of Waynesboro reserve police officer Kevin Quick will have their trials take place next February after a mistrial was declared last week. The mistrial was declared after a jurors list was taken out... more >>
Private Schools in VHSL
Non-boarding private schools in Virginia will be allowed to apply for membership in the Virginia High School League after Liberty Christian Academy reached a settlement in a federal lawsuit against the VHSL. Under the agreement, private schools... more >>
VMI Lacrosse Coach Resigns
Virginia Military Institute Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Brian Anken has resigned his post to pursue other professional opportunities. Anken’s resignation is effective June 30. Anken recently completed his fifth season at VMI and compiled a 10-59... more >>
Campbell County Budget Adopted
The Campbell County Board of Supervisors has adopted the county’s Fiscal 2016 budget. The budget includes a real estate tax rate of $0.52 per $100 of real estate value and a personal property tax rate of $4.45. The budget also includes an extra... more >>
Sullivan's Contract Extended
The University of Virginia Board of Visitors has approved a two-year contract extension for UVa president Teresa Sullivan, through July 31, 2018. University Rector George Keith Martin said Sullivan has been a force for positive change that benefits... more >>
New Name for MeadWestvaco
MeadWestvaco's new company name will be WestRock. MeadWestvaco is merging with RockTenn The merger could receive the approval of shareholders in June. MeadWestvaco, now known as WestRock, operates a facility in... more >>
35-Year Prison Term for Bateman
April Bateman has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for a fatal drive-by shooting last June in Lynchburg that claimed the life of Lawrence Giusto. Bateman pleaded guilty to first-degree murder last December. In addition to the 35-year sentence,... more >>
Public Meeting on Exit 150 Improvements
The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Thursday, May 28 on planned improvements to Exit 150 on Interstate 81 in Botetourt County. The meeting will be held Thursday, May 28 at 5 p.m. at Lord Botetourt High... more >>
Loving Filmed in Central Virginia
Virginia has been selected as the filming location for Loving, a motion picture based on the true story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a Virginia married couple who, in 1958, were arrested for violating a state law at the time prohibiting interracial... more >>
Hillary Clinton at Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in June
Hillary Clinton will speak at the Democratic Party of Virginia’s annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner in June at George Mason University. The event is usually held in Richmond. This time around, the Jefferson-Jackson dinner will be held June 26 at... more >>
Online Schedule: May 25-29, June 1-5, June 8-12, June 15-19
Weekly Schedule for Jim Bresnahan’s Online, Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-Noon on WREL. May 25-29 Monday: Memorial Day (No Show) Tuesday: Virginia Sports with Chris Graham of the Augusta Free Press Wednesday: The Political Hour, featuring Cher... more >>

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