Downtown Triple Threat

Sally Hubbard, Guest Writer~

Over the past few years, the city of Lynchburg has been recognized for its revitalization and growth in its downtown area. The expansion of new loft and apartment housing, local businesses and trendy restaurants have flooded this particular area of Lynchburg. Read More

Anything is Popsicle

Vicky Kuharski, Staff Writer~

With summer right around the corner, now is the time to start planning all of your stops for sweet treats. Lynchburg now has another stop to put on your sugar radar: Chill City Pops.

Chill City Pops is a new popsicle place, run with a food truck-esque mentality. Owners Josh Kirk (of Maylynn’s Creamery) and Blake Gederberg (of Speakertree Records) collaborated to make this dream come true. Read More

Parent’s Night Out

Katherine Daniel, Guest Writer~

Lynchburg Humane Society will host a monthly event on every second Friday to get children involved in the community.

Parents’ Night Out will be hosted on April 13, 2018 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Center for Pets. According to the Lynchburg Humane Society’s website, “Activities will include a tour of the facility, games, crafts, movies and petting puppies and kittens.” Read More

Friday the 13th Fun at Fifth and Federal

Vicky Kuharski, Staff Writer~

Many associate Friday the 13th with bad luck and doom. April is bringing the first Friday the 13th of the year, and it might be time to start them out right.

Instead of avoiding ladders and black cats, change your luck by heading down to Fifth and Federal Station (801 Fifth Street) for some live music. Read More

Le Petit Prince

Grace Cavanaugh, Guest Writer~

On Thursday, March 22, senior Kyle Lawhorn previewed his translation of “The Little Prince,” which premiered in Dillard Theatre. “The Little Prince” is a children’s book turned play, musical and animated movie.

At first, Lawhorn planned on directing a performance of “Peter and the Starcatcher” for the Old City Cemetery, but after Lynchburg College announced they were performing the show, he changed his selection to “The Little Prince,” since he had just completed the translation. Read More

Spotlight on Sexual Assault

Nathaniel Pierce, Staff Writer~

Last Thursday, March 29, a town hall meeting was held at Lynchburg College regarding sexual assault on college campuses.

The meeting was sponsored by the Office of Equity and Inclusion and organized by student Nicole Freewalt. It was also supported by the Men Can Stop Rape campaign. Read More

Lynchburg’s Iconic Market

Shannon Muller & Isabelle Griffith, Guest Writers~

The Lynchburg Community Market has played a large role in Lynchburg’s development.

The market has provided the community with access to fresh, farm-grown food and handmade products from local businesses since 1783.

Jennifer C. Kennedy, the market manager for the City of Lynchburg, said, “the roots of our community started around Lynchburg Community Market, so we really pride ourselves on the fact that we are tied to the community, a tie in the community and are a place where people really look to tell the story of the community.” Read More