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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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Scam Alert in Amherst County
Officials with the Amherst County Sheriff’s Office are warning citizens to be on guard against a phone scam where the caller asks for money for a fallen Sheriff’s Deputy fund. The Sheriff’s Office says it did not authorize the calls. Citizens... more >>
Suspects Charged in Lynchburg Robbery
Three suspects in a home robbery in October have been arrested and charged by Lynchburg police. Facing charges are 29-year old Suntrese Wheeler, 36-year-old Derrick Campbell and 30-year-old Jason Berkley. All three suspects have been charged with... more >>
New Hollins President
Pareena Lawrence has been named the 12th president of Hollins University. Lawrence had been serving as provost and chief academic officer of Augustana College. Lawrence, who will succeed the retiring Nancy Oliver Gray, will take over as Hollins’... more >>
Special Election January 10
Governor Terry McAuliffe has set January 10 as the date for special elections to replace three members of the General Assembly who were recently elected to Congress. In the state Senate, Republican Tom Garrett and Democrat Donald McEachin both won... more >>
Protestors Sentenced for Goodlatte Demonstration
Three protesters who recently staged a demonstration at the downtown Roanoke office of 6th District Congressman Bob Goodlatte have been convicted on trespassing charges. David Denham, Anne Lusby-Denham and Angela Yarbrough pleaded guilty on Tuesday... more >>
December 12 Meeting on Lynchburg Projects
The City of Lynchburg will host a public meeting December 12 to update citizens on downtown construction projects. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 12 at the Holiday Inn on Main Street. Several projects will be discussed,... more >>
Mary Baldwin Adding New Degree Programs
Mary Baldwin University will offer new coeducational, three-year degree programs beginning next fall at its campus in Staunton. Mary Baldwin announced Monday that a newly created coeducational unit called University College will offer residential... more >>
Christmas Candlelight Service at W & L
Washington and Lee University's annual Christmas Candlelight Service featuring the University Singers will be held December 8, at 8 p.m. in Lee Chapel. Seating will begin at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited to the presentation at no charge. ... more >>
New Athletic Director for Liberty University
Ian McCaw has been named the new athletic director for Liberty University. McCaw resigned last May as Baylor’s athletic director following a sexual assault scandal at the university. McCaw takes over for Jeff Barber, who resigned November... more >>
Enrollment Through Affordable Care Act
A new enrollment period has started for those looking to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. The latest enrollment period runs through the end of January. For those in the Rockbridge area who are looking to sign up, you... more >>
Rockbridge Christmas Basket Program Applications
Organizers of the Rockbridge Area Christmas Basket Program are gearing up for the 68th year of the program, which provides food and toys to needy families at Christmas. Last year, the program served more than 1000 families, with 1700 boxes of food... more >>

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