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Lexington, VA 24450
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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|Mike Cartolaro Named PMHS Boys Basketball Coach
The Buena Vista School Board has named Mike Cartolaro the new head boys basketball coach at PMHS.
Cartolaro has served in the past as head basketball coach at several schools, including Altavista High... more >>
|5 Men Charged in Recent Burglaries
Five Lynchburg men are under arrest for burglaries in Madison Heights.
Jermaine Sales, Jorge Ochoa, Austin Fitzgerald, Jeremy Williams and Trevor McIntosh are facing charges.
The charges are connected to the burglaries of a home on Sunset Drive in... more >>
|Virginia Denied Federal Aid
Virginia has been denied for a final time federal assistance after tornadoes hit Appomattox in February.
The Virginia Department of Emergency Management has received word that FEMA will not provide any aid to the... more >>
|Buena Vista's Fiscal '17 Budget Approved
Buena Vista City Council on Thursday approved the city’s Fiscal 2017 budget, setting the city’s real estate tax rate at $1.21 per $100 assessed value.
The tax rate increase is an 11 cent hike in the tax rate, due to the city’s recent property... more >>
|Voter Registration Numbers
Voter registration activity in Virginia is almost 35 percent higher in the first three months of 2016 than in the first three months of 2012, according to election data released by the Virginia Department of Elections.
Roughly 40 percent of new... more >>
|Chesapeake Bay Health Improving
A report by environmental scientists has found that the health of the Chesapeake Bay has improved as efforts to produce runoff from land continue.
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science released the report, which found that... more >>
|RARO's Fund-Raising Campaign
RARO's plan to build a baseball and softball diamond and a multi-purpose playing field on city-owned property near Fox Field is now into its fund-raising campaign.
John Trudgeon, the director of RARO, says they hope to break ground on the project... more >>